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What happens when a simple lab mistake becomes a huge scientific discovery? You end up with a substance 100x stronger than the man of steel. Find out about Sumio Iijima’s Kavli Award-winning discovery.
Brilliant Breakthroughs is our new 20 episode mini-series exploring the “Eureka!?” moments and proud accomplishments of the greatest scientific minds of our time. Join us as we countdown to Kavli and feature the groundbreaking achievements of the Kavli award winners from last decade (2008-2018). Which scientists would you like to see on this list?