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NOVA | Making Stuff Cleaner

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NOVA | Making Stuff Cleaner Preview Can innovative materials help solve the energy crisis and lead to a sustainable future? David Pogue investigates.

NOVA | Making Stuff Cleaner

Watch Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 9pm on WMHT TV
Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 7pm & Friday, August 30, 2013 at 2pm on WMHT WORLD 

Host David Pogue is on a quest to clean up, using new green materials to build and power the devices of the future. Batteries grown from viruses, plastics made of sugar and solar cells that cook up hydrogen are just the beginning of a new generation of clean materials.

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