History of Science What is the World Made Of?
Explore the science behind gold, dyes and transistors Details
Program: History of Science
Episode: What is the World Made Of?
Michael Mosley demonstrates how our society is built on our search to find the answer to what makes up everything in the material world. This is a story that moves from the secret labs of the alchemists and their search for gold to the creation of the world's first synthetic dye - mauve - and onto the invention of the transistor.• Visit the What is the World Made Of? webpage
Premiere Date: 04/15/2012
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: TV-G
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