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A new weather forecasting satellite
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Weather forecasting is still an inexact science.
Automatic digital systems
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A flying robot, Flyborg, with the ability to learn and react to its surroundings.
Cybernetics - the link between man and machine
Duration: 08.44Clip duration: 08.44
Rani Price explores the incredible science of cybernetics.
Digging the world's longest tunnel
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Engineers explain how they excavated the Gotthard Base Tunnel.
How computers enable unmanned exploration of new planets
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The challenges of placing the Mars Rover on a planet without maps and GPS.
How does a loudspeaker work?
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Engineers show us the key components in a loudspeaker and explain how they work.
How smart materials are used in renewable energy solutions
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How smart materials help wind turbines to vanish from air traffic control screens.
Maintenance of a modern train using electronic systems
Duration: 04.24Clip duration: 04.24
Engineers explain how computers are at the heart of a modern train.
Recording sound - analogue vs digital
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The differences between analogue and digital sound recording.
Remote manipulation inside a nuclear reactor
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A remote robotic manipulation system used to perform tasks inside a nuclear reactor.