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Video: Even an industrial steamroller can’t break this nearly indestructible ceramic

By April Gocha / October 4, 2017

There are many elements critical to today’s technology that are in danger of running out—and they’re the subject of a fascinating new BBC TV documentary called “Secrets of the Super Elements” hosted by Mark Miodownik.

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‘Everyday Miracles’ puts materials science on TV with scientist Mark Miodownik

By April Gocha / February 3, 2015

In the new BBC TV show “Everyday Miracles,” host and materials scientist Mark Miodownik “reveals the amazing stories behind everyday objects of desire and how they are miraculously transformed from raw materials into the very stuff of the modern world.”

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By / June 25, 2013

NREL drives toward the future with fuel cell EVs Efforts currently underway at the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory are contributing to rapid progress in the research, development and testing of hydrogen and fuel cell technologies. Building from more than 10 years of support from the department’s Fuel Cell Technologies Office on these topics,…

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