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Bang Goes The Theory 1: Episode 4

Updated Friday, 14th August 2009

From the magnetic quality of cows to lighting fireworks under water - the team explore more exciting science.

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In the latest report from the frontline of science, Liz Bonnin investigates recent research into the magnetic qualities of cows, while Dallas Campbell puts psychological priming to the test. Dr Yan Wong demonstrates why rockets work in space with the help of an underwater firework, and Jem Stansfield tries to put the programme in the space race.

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Putting a doll into space

Magnetic cows

The power of suggestion

Underwater fireworks

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