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Science, Maths & Technology
We don't really know where space begins, as Dave Rothery explains
Can a balloon carry you up to outer space? Does it count as being in space if you go up and down without orbiting the Earth? How high up to you have to be before you could orbit the Earth?
A poster from The Open University that explores the colourful connections between different parts of science, engineering and technology - presented in the inimitable Bang style
TV, Radio & Events
Bang Goes The Theory's Jem Stansfield is used to creating explosions, but for this explosions special he explores how we have learned to control them - and harness their power for our own ends.
A gang of robots want to challenge your knowledge of robotics. You wouldn't want to upset them, would you?
This week Bang has its head in the crowds: how can we measure and control them, and how do the individuals interact with each other?
This week the Bang team reveals how our lives are affected by the wireless signals that surround us
This week on Bang, Jem dreams of flying under his own power by pedalling a homemade plane into the air
This week, Jem heads for his workshop to build a solution to traffic jams: a man-powered aeroplane
This week, Philippa takes her pet to a lab to find out how dogs can be good for people's health
In the first episode of the new series, the team investigate why petrol costs so much, and whether we can make fuel for free
In episode two of Bang Goes The Theory, the team asks whether modern life is damaging our ears
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