Have you ever wondered why exactly you can see through glass? Or which crystal structures in chocolate lead to the best taste? In this book, Mark Miodownik provides witty answers to these questions and more about materials and the science behind them.
From concrete and steel, to paper, and even chocolate, Miodownik breaks down the everyday materials that surround our lives into easily digestible stories. You need not be a scientist to appreciate Miodownik’s words, but they will help you to look at the world around you in a new light, while simultaneously providing you with facts and tidbits to impress any of your friends.