June 22nd, 2016
Episode 1032 of 1744 episodes
Luca Alessandrini, a post-graduate student on the Innovation, Design and Engineering course run jointly by the Dyson School of Design Engineering at Imperial college and the Royal College of Art, has created a violin made from a mix of spider's silk and thread from silk worms. Mr Alessandrini explains the creation and violinist Joanna Burnheart compares the sound with her own wooden violin. (Image: Violin. Credit: BBC)
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