. We have added five clips from the BBC Four mini-series "How It Works" presented by Mark Miodownik. The series tell us how we transform materials, and materials transform the world, and reveals the secret alchemy of material science. The clips explore metals, plastics, ceramics, with particular emphasis on graphene, semiconductors, aluminium and Bakelite.
Click here to view the videos from the BBC Four website
[Only available to viewers in the UK]