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Bang Goes The Theory 5: Episode 8

Updated Monday 3rd October 2011

Following the Fukushima radiation scare, this week the Bang team turn their attention to nuclear power

The Bang team visit a nuclear power station The Bang team visit a nuclear power station

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In the aftermath of the Fukushima radiation scare, the team turns its attention to nuclear power. Jem climbs into a reaction chamber to explain how a nuclear power station works and what happened in Japan. Meanwhile, Dallas investigates the clean-up operation for radioactive waste, and Liz looks at what radiation does to the human body.

Bang Goes The Theory can be seen on BBC One (England) and BBC Two (Scotland and Wales) on October 3rd at 7.30pm. Full schedule and iPlayer links are on bbc.co.uk. Read more about the current series.

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