NOVA

Making Stuff: Stronger

Season 38 Episode 2 | 53m 10s Video has closed captioning.

David Pogue tests his mettle against the world's strongest stuff, from steel and Kevlar to bioengineered silk.

Aired: 01/18/11

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

Funding for NOVA is provided by David H. Koch, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and PBS viewers. Additional funding is provided by the National Science Foundation and the Department of Energy.

Sponsored By:

NOVA Now

Podcast

NOVA Now

Now it's more critical than ever to distinguish fact from fiction. Introducing NOVA Now, a new podcast digging into the science behind the headlines.

Subscribe