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Taking the Heat

David Pogue visits DuPont to get a closer look at fireproof clothing.
Publish Date: Topic: Tech + EngineeringTech & EngineeringNova

In his pursuit of strong materials, David Pogue, technology columnist and host of NOVA's "Making Stuff," wants to know how firefighters dress to boldly enter blazing buildings. In this video, Pogue visits with chemist Rich Young of DuPont to see how a material called Nomex withstands heat and flame.

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