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Mark Miodownik shows that some of the everyday objects that are often taken for granted are in fact little pieces of domestic magic - from razor blades to tights.

Professor Mark Miodownik shows us what is so great about stuff. All the things of modern life around us that we maybe take for granted are revealed to be little pieces of domestic magic - everyday miracles - from razor blades to tights, via plywood and foam rubber. On the road and in the lab with explosive experiments, Mark reveals why the everyday, and even the mundane, is anything but.

1 hour

Last on

Thu 8 Nov 2018 00:00

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Mark Miodownik
Executive Producer Jonathan Renouf
Series Producer Peter Leonard

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Mark's How-To Guides at the BBC Science Club

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