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Bang Goes The Theory 1: Episode 6

Updated Friday 4th September 2009

Helicopters and microwaves, workouts for your brain and rocket men - the Bang team dig deeper into science.

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This week, Jem Stansfield takes to the air with the Royal Navy to explain how helicopters work, while Liz Bonnin puts brain training devices to the test.

Dallas Campbell investigates the new space entrepeneurs in California, and Dr Yan Wong shows how to melt glass with a microwave.

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Brain tests



Rocket men

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