materialworld

Oct
12
We need more maps

We need more maps

Were it not for a mapping error, or rather a series of them, Christopher Columbus might never have sailed for
11 min read
Sep
09
Rare earths: everything you ever wanted to know

Rare earths: everything you ever wanted to know

Or rather: everything you never really wanted to know but certainly ought to know, especially since the device you're reading this on almost certainly has rare earths in it
7 min read
Sep
08
The most underrated material in the modern world

The most underrated material in the modern world

Concrete. A blot on the urban landscape, right? Boring, ugly, lifeless and destructive, right? Well hold on. Because here are
10 min read