Because Stuff Matters with Mark Miodownik and Steven Connor

Critics' choice

NB: This event has been cancelled.

Material scientist Mark Miodownik, who features regularly on Dara O Briain's 'Science Club', joins the University of Cambridge's professor of English, Steven Connor, in a discussion about stuff. Miodownik explains the miracle of materials such as implants that can become living bone and metals that heal themselves, while Connor uses examples from literature, history, linguistics and philosophy to delve behind the delights we experience from objects.