[[ BOOKS ]] ✭ Stuff Matters: The Strange Stories of the Marvellous Materials that Shape Our Man-made World Author Mark Miodownik – Tactical-player.co.uk

Stuff Matters: The Strange Stories of the Marvellous Materials that Shape Our Man-made World Winner Of The Royal Society Winton Prize For Science Books Stuff Matters By Mark Miodnownik Is A Unique And Inspiring Exploration Of Human Creativity Enthralling A Mission To Re Acquaint Us With The Wonders Of The Fabric That Sustains Our Lives GuardianEverything Is Made Of SomethingFrom 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, The Miracles Of Craft, Design, Engineering And Ingenuity That Surround Us Every DayFrom 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 A Certain Sort Of Madness May Be Necessary To Pull Off What He Has Attempted Here, Which Is A Wholesale Animation Of The Inanimate Miodownik Achieves Precisely What He Sets Out To The TimesInsightful, Fascinating The Futuristic Materials Will Elicit Gasps Makes Even The Most Everyday Substance Seem Exciting Sunday TimesWonderful Miodownik Writes Well Enough To Make Even Concrete Sparkle Financial TimesI Stayed Up All Night Reading This Book Oliver Sacks Expert, Deftly Written, Immensely Enjoyable ObserverMark Miodownik Is Professor Of Materials And Society At UCL, Scientist In Residence On Dara O Briain S Science Club BBC And Presenter Of Several Documentaries, Including The Genius Of Invention BBC In , He Gave The Royal Institution Christmas Lectures, Broadcast On BBC He Is Director Of The UCL Institute Of Making, Which Is Home To A Materials Library Containing Some Of The Most Wondrous Matter On Earth, And Has Collaborated To Make Interactive Events With Many Museums, Such As Tate Modern, The Hayward Gallery And Wellcome Collection In Stuff Matters Won The Royal Society Winton Prize


About the Author: Mark Miodownik

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8 thoughts on “Stuff Matters: The Strange Stories of the Marvellous Materials that Shape Our Man-made World

  1. says:

    I watched the accompanying series when it came out a few years ago and I found the programs engaging and highly interesting Then I spotted this book and figured I d get a in depth look as its a book and not constrained by the time allowed for a TV program.But, you don t If you ve seen the program then you ve prett


  2. says:

    Whether you are a materials aficionado, or have no previous knowledge of materials science and are just interested in what all our stuff is actually manufactured from, this excellent book deserves a place on your shelf.Miodownik is an accomplished materials engineer, but over he is a man whose passion for his craft is clear


  3. says:

    I heard The author do a podcast and was fascinated So wanted to read his book and continued to be intrigued and fascinated about the stuff we take for granted It is a challenging read We bought our 11 year old grandson a microscope for his birthday I decided to buy this book for him and his 12 year old brother I was so impressed wit


  4. says:

    This book is brilliant, it uses language that should be accessible to all, and explains what can be pretty complex topics in a way that make it both interesting and engaging.Even if you have just a passing interest in what stuff is made of and what makes up the stuff that makes up the stuff, you ll enjoy this.And if you re not interested in


  5. says:

    Mark Miodownik has written a highly entertaining and fascinating account of a subject that sounds like it ought to be really boring my wife thought I was mad when I started to get really excited and insisted on reading her bits about the science of concrete In Stuff Matters he explains why it is that a selection of materials eg porcelain, steel, plas


  6. says:

    I loved this book straight from the first couple of pages, Marks enthusiasm captivated me right from the off Materials that surround us are undoubtedly by most, taken for granted, the author encourages the reader to look a little deeper and discover an new and exciting perspective, I would recommend this book to anyone remotely interested in the world that su


  7. says:

    The story of materials that surround us and we take for granted, it is the story of our species told in such a well written book The book is easy to read and one of those that you cannot put down once you start it, it is fairly short too.Being short it is necessarily economical in the detail for each material it covers, still it s a great introduction to the subject.


  8. says:

    What an eye opener Mark Miodownik is a wonderful communicator, both by written word and spoken word His chain of though ranges from the sublime to the ridicules, and is very though provoking Full of well I never knew that moments I shall pass this book to my granddaughter for background reading to her GCSE science courses.


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