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Making Stuff: Smarter

Season 38 Episode 5 | 53m 10s Video has closed captioning.

Explore a new generation of ingenious materials, including real-life invisibility cloaks.

Aired: 02/08/11

Expired: 12/06/18

Rating: NR

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