Liquid: The Delightful and Dangerous Substances That Flow Through Our Lives
New book by the bestselling scientist and engineer Mark Miodownik on the surprising nature of liquids and how they pervade our modern life. Structured around a plane journey which sees encounters with all manner of liquids from the ink in László Bíró’s revolutionary pen and Abraham Gesner’s kerosene, to how planes are held together by glue. As a finale he introduces work from the Self-Repairing Cities project on 3D printing asphalt for autonomous road repair .
Miodownik, MA. (2018) Liquid: The Delightful and Dangerous Substances That Flow Through Our Lives. Penguin Books Ltd; ISBN: 9780241977293.