The Film

Did you know the same glue that holds your trainers together also stops a jumbo jet from falling apart at 40,000 feet? Discover the molecular miracles behind the everyday objects that define the modern world.

Humankind’s ability to control and manipulate the atoms and make materials like glue has enabled us to become the dominant species on the planet. From igniting fire with flints, to sending text messages on mobile phones, everything we do and use involves a bit of chemical know-how.

Join Tony Ryan, as he explores the molecular miracles behind everyday objects. In each programme he dissects the science behind seemingly mundane objects and demonstrates they share the same technology as suspension bridges and F1 racing.

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5 x 50' for Channel 4