PODCAST EPISODE

A Materials World

StarTalk Radio

Feb 12 2021 • 55 mins


It’s a materials world! Neil deGrasse Tyson, co-hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly, and Georgia Tech engineer Jud Ready explore how material science has impacted sports from tracks to swimsuits to golf balls to pole vaulting.

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