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Beyond the Elements: Indestructible (with Audio Description)

Special | 53m 17s | Video has closed captioning.

Scientists and engineers have created virtually indestructible versions of common materials by manipulating the chains of interlocking atoms that give them strength—but have they made them too tough? Host David Pogue explores the fantastic chemistry behind the everyday. This episode contains audio description, which is now a standard feature in more recent NOVA episodes.

Aired: 02/10/21

Expires: 02/02/24

Rating: TV-PG

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Major funding for "Beyond the Elements: Indestructible" is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Additional funding is provided by the George D. Smith Fund. Major funding for NOVA is …

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