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Bang Goes The Theory 1: Episode 5

Updated Friday 21st August 2009

After another trip to the converted wind tunnel, we've got more on the science at the heart of the programme.

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Jem Stansfield attempts to defeat the US Navy's latest weapon with no more than some foam and a crash helmet.

Zoologist Liz Bonnin gets in contact with her frog brain, Dallas Campbell re-programmes his caveman brain to become a thrill-seeker, and Dr Yan Wong gets his thrills from inhaling sulphur hexafluoride.

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