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Nova Making Stuff Colder.

Pogue, David, (film director.). Bicks, Michael, (contributor.). Liota, Vincent, (contributor.). Strachan, Anna Lee, (contributor.). McCabe, Daniel, (contributor.). Willumsen, Gail, (contributor.). Shinefield, Jill, (contributor.). Kanopy (Firm) (Added Author).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 60 min.) : digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2014.

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Originally produced by PBS in 2013.
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Cold is the new hot in this brave new world. For centuries we've fought it, shunned it, and huddled against it. Cold has always been the enemy of life, but now it may hold the key to a new generation of science and technology that will improve our lives. In Making Stuff Colder, David Pogue explores the frontiers of cold science from saving the lives of severe trauma patients to ultracold physics, where bizarre new properties of matter are the norm and the basis of new technologies like levitating trains and quantum computers.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Technological innovations
Scientists.
Engineers.
Science.
Genre: Documentary films.

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