Indestructible
beyond the elements on nova

Scientists have created virtually indestructible versions of glass, rubber and plastic. But are they too tough? As the environmental impact of the quest for durability becomes clear, scientists look for ways to maintain utility but minimize harm.

Episode Duration: 56 minutes and 46 seconds

Episode Number: 4718

About Beyond The Elements On Nova:

Discover the fascinating chemistry that makes our world and everything in it-including us.



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