Meet the Author: Mark Miodownik on the importance of materials

This week's Meet the Author is with Mark Miodownik, a materials engineer and Professor of Materials and Society at UCL.

Nick Higham talks to him about his book Stuff Matters which explores the importance of materials - looking at everything from the everyday objects in our home to new wonder substances that will shape our future.

First broadcast 18 December 2014.

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