Making stuff [videorecording] / a Nova production by Powerhouse Productions for WGBH.

Making stuff [videorecording] / a Nova production by Powerhouse Productions for WGBH.

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[United States] : PBS Distribution, c2011.
2 videodiscs (240 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
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Pogue, David, 1963-
PBS Distribution (Firm)
Powerhouse Productions.
WGBH (Firm)
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Making stuff
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Title from container.
Host, David Pogue.
Originally broadcast on PBS in 2011.
Step behind the headlines as Making Stuff dramatizes the human stories woven into the current wave of hi-tech breakthroughs. Hosted by the New York Times' lively technology correspondent David Pogue, each hour in this four-part series explores the talent, luck, and determination that can turn a wild idea into a cutting-edge material or high-tech breakthrough.
DVD, widescreen; stereo.; region 1, NTSC.
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Of particular interest to CMGL is the segment on "Stronger" which discusses nanotechnolgoy used in the making of colored glass for the stained glass windows in the Canterbury Cathedral, and how different chemicals change the colors in glass.
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Originally broadcast on PBS in 2011.
Disc 1: --
Smaller and stronger / written, produced, and directed by Chris Schmidt --
Disc 2: --
Cleaner / written by Gary Glassman ; directed by David Huntley --
Smarter / written, produced, and directed by Daniel McCabe.