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Bang Goes The Theory 2: Episode 4

Updated Monday 12th April 2010

The team try making steel, turning themselves into dolphins and investigate the science of living forever.

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Refreshed after their Easter break, the Bang squad are back to work this Monday. Jem hits the furnace to make steel and discovers how it built the modern world, while Liz investigates whether science can help humans live forever. Dallas turns into a dolphin with the help of the latest US technology, and Yan challenges museum visitors to make fire out of thin air.

This episode was broadcast on 12 April 2010.

More about this week's programme

Inside the science

Inspired? Why not consider the course Engineering: mechanics, material, design?

Live forever

Swimming like dolphins

Fire from the air

You might enjoy exploring the website tasters for The Open University course Energy for a sustainble home.

 

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