Metal | How It Works

Mark Miodownik traces the history of our love affair with metal. He investigates metals at the atomic level and sees how metal crystals can be grown to survive inside a jet engine.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 58'37''
  • Broadcast year: 2012
Curriculum Connection
  • Chemistry | Metals

Licence: ERA Licence required


UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Four
  • Programme: How It Works
  • Episode: Metal