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Why is glass transparent? - Mark Miodownik

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If you look through your glasses, binoculars or a window, you see the world on the other side. How is it that something so solid can be so invisible? Mark Miodownik melts the scientific secret behind amorphous solids.

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  • Educator Mark Miodownik
  • Director Iuri Araújo, Guilherme Araújo
  • Narrator Addison Anderson

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