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Bang Goes The Theory 1: Episode 2

Updated Thursday 30th July 2009

In the second serving of science from the team, Jem Stansfield designs, builds and then puts his life in his hands by tying himself to a water jet pack.

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Zoologist Liz Bonnin finds out if insects are the future of food, science-mad Dallas Campbell investigates NASA's latest attempts to prove there is life beyond Earth, and roving reporter Dr Yan Wong challenges the people of Cambridge to blow up a bin liner.

More about this week's programme

Water jet

Burping cows and eating scorpions

Are we alone?

Inflating a bin liner

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