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Ice Cold In Alex

Robert Llewellyn and Dr Jonathan Hare take on Hollywood Science, testing the science that filmgoers take for granted. Here they look at whether the science in Ice Cold In Alex makes sense

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Blackhat, dark night: Could hackers really cause a power outage? article icon

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Blackhat, dark night: Could hackers really cause a power outage?

Although the nuclear meltdown depicted in Blackhat is fiction, Mike Richards warns there are other ways those with bad intentions could switch our lights off...

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OU on the BBC: Hollywood Science

Do Tinseltown's mulitplex thrills stand up to scientific scrutiny?

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OU on the BBC: Hollywood Science - Break-Ins

In this episode, Robert and Jonathan take a close look at the science behind some classic Hollywood break-ins.

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OU on the BBC: Hollywood Science - Escapes

In this last episode, Jonathan and Robert turn their exacting attention to some of the most dramatic escapes in Hollywood history.

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OU on the BBC: Hollywood Science - Gross Out

In this episode, Jonathan and Robert bravely dissect some of the most chunder-inducing scenes ever to make it to the silver screen.

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OU on the BBC: Hollywood Science - Tricky Situations

In this episode, Robert and Jonathan examine some of the ingenious methods employed by Hollywood to get out of some of the trickiest situations.

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