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Hunting the Elements Preview

Preview: Season 39 Episode 6 | 4m 10s

Where do nature's building blocks, called the elements, come from? They're the hidden ingredients of everything in our world, from the carbon in our bodies to the metals in our smartphones. To unlock their secrets, David Pogue, technology columnist and lively host of NOVA's popular "Making Stuff" series, spins viewers through the world of weird, extreme chemistry

Aired: 04/03/12

Rating: NR

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