Stuff Matters
Mark Miodownik

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Narrated By: Daniel Weyman

Duration: 6 hours and 53 minutes

What to expect

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Stuff Matters by Mark Miodownik, read by Daniel Weyman.

A unique and inspiring exploration of human creativity from one of the UK's best-known scientists

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.

Genre

Materials science, Popular science, Inorganic chemistry, History & Archaeology

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