Stuff Matters

The Strange Stories of the Marvellous Materials that Shape Our Man-made World

Author: Mark Miodownik

  • Penguin
  • Format: ePub eBook
  • Published: 06 Jun 2013
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Synopsis

Everything is made of something...

From the everyday objects in our homes to the most extraordinary new materials that will shape our future, Stuff Matters reveals the inner workings of the man-made world, and the miracles of craft, design, engineering and ingenuity that surround us every day.

From the tea-cup to the jet engine, the silicon chip to the paper clip, from the ancient technologies of fabrics and ceramic to today's self-healing metals and bionic implants, this is a book to inspire amazement and delight at mankind's creativity.

Product details

  • Format: ePub eBook
  • ISBN: 9780141970745
  • Pages: 272
  • Published: 06 Jun 2013
  • Publisher: Penguin
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