Blog (November 2010)


Building work begins on our new home

Last week the scaffolding went up outside our soon-to-be new home, swiftly followed by an extraordinary facsimile of the building hung on the scaffold. More

Mark Miodownik to give the Ri Christmas lectures


Mark Miodownik to give the Ri Christmas lectures

Have you ever seen a solid that could be a liquid depending on how long you look at it? How can hamsters survive falling from an airplane? How can hair keep you warm in the cold and cool in the heat? More


Materials Library on TV

This was an autumn of television appearances for the Materials Library on Italian television programme Super Quark and BBC2’s Culture Show. More



As time goes on we will be archiving more and more of the Materials Library website on the Institute of Making site as we aim for total integration of the projects. More