The Royal Institution Christmas lectures  : Number 1 : The spider that spun a suspension bridge
First in the 2002 series of the Royal Institution Christmas Lectures presented by Professor Tony Ryan.
This lecture on the material and physical sciences, investigates polymers and the similarities between naturally occurring phenomena (spiders web) and man-made engineering (suspension bridge, nylon etc.}.
Designed for young people and laymen. Accompanying transcript available.
EN DOCU 24:1(DVD) Open access