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Tensile Strength Challenge: Cotton vs. Steel - Christmas Lectures with Charles Stirling

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There are situations where cotton is stronger than steel.
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Watch the full fifth lecture of the series: https://www.rigb.org/christmas-lectures/watch/1992/our-world-through-the-looking-glass/in-the-hands-of-the-giants?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_term=description

Charles Stirling gave the 1992 Christmas Lectures "Our World Through the Looking Glass" about the role of chirality in our highly symmetrical world.

The fifth lecture of the series, where this clip is from explores the chirality of large molecules such as glucose and amino-acids.

Watch the full series:
https://www.rigb.org/christmas-lectures/watch/1992/our-world-through-the-looking-glass?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_term=description

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