Nova: Making Stuff Smaller
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Nova: Making Stuff Smaller

Wednesday, August 21 at 10:00 p.m.

In the information age, smaller is better: transistors, microchips and the laptops and cell phone that they power are triumphs of tiny.

Now, host David Pogue takes us to an even smaller world, as he profiles the latest in high-powered nano-circuits and micro-robots that may one day hold the key to saving lives and building materials from the ground up.