Science Podcasts

MaterialChef episode

Thu, 10th Oct 2013

Crunchy Concrete

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This week we look at a strong and solid material, concrete. Looking at the foundations of this this scientific delicacy we will explain what concrete is, how it works and what properties the material has that make it so ubiquitous in our buildings and transport infrastructure.

Guest: Dave Costen, Milbank Concrete Products

Music: Dan-O, at Filming: Alex Parkyn-Smith. Copyright the Naked Scientists.

Image: Aali R. Alizadeh

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Rolls Royce / EPSRC Strategic Partnership



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