Stuff Matters: Exploring the Marvelous Materials That Shape Our Man-Made World (audiobook) by Mark Miodownik
What makes flexible stretchy? Why is glass transparent? Why does any product appearance and act the method it does? These are the sort of concerns that renowned materials researcher Mark Miodownik continually asks himself. Miodownik research studies items as regular as an envelope and as unforeseen as concrete fabric, discovering the interesting tricks that hold together our real world. In Stuff Matters, Miodownik checks out the materials he comes across in a normal early morning, from the foam in his tennis shoes to the metal in his razor. Filled with fascinating tales of the wonders of engineering that penetrate our lives, Stuff Matters will make you see stuff in a totally brand-new method.
“Miodownik, a materials researcher, discusses the history and science behind things such as paper, glass, chocolate, and concrete with contagious interest.” —Scientific American
“A thrilling account of the modern-day material world.” —Wall Street Journal
“Stuff Matters has to do with surprise marvels, the amazing residential or commercial properties of materials we believe dull, banal, and not worthy of attention…It’s possible this science and these stories have actually been informed in other places, however like the finest chocolatiers, Miodownik gets the mix right.” —New York Times Book Review
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