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Gold Rush: The Off-Season - Part 3
Todd's good friend Dave Turin agrees to join up for the season, bringing some badly needed skills and commitment to hard work. But the Hoffman's first attempt to buy new heavy equipment is frustrated by lack of cash.
Material Marvels: Graphene
Imagine if you could power light bulbs with pencils. In this clip, Dr. Ainissa G. Ramirez, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science at Yale, describes graphene, and how it may revolutionize civilization. www.seas.yale.edu
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