i wonder… : Material Interactions

Why can’t you make pots with garden soil? Are you doomed to have straight hair all your life? What is artificial silk? Chemists may respond to these questions by referring to the many interactive forces that shape the properties of all materials.

Join us as Yasmin Jayathirtha & Vinay Suram explore these forces and the role they play in shaping the many different kinds of materials, with different properties, that form the basis of all life.

The discussion will be in English.