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Episode 9

Bang Goes the Theory, Series 1 Episode 9 of 10

Jem Stansfield puts spider silk - the strongest material in the natural world - to the test; Liz Bonnin joins the RAF's flight school to find out the truth about multi-tasking; Dr Yan Wong experiments with sodium acetate; and Dallas Campbell dusts off his top hat to reveal the secret science of magic.

The programme is co-produced with The Open University.

For more ways to put science to the test, go to the Hands-on Science area at for details of the programme's free roadshow touring the UK and activities to try at home.

30 minutes

Last on

Tue 13 Oct 2009 03:05


Role Contributor
PresenterLiz Bonnin
PresenterDallas Campbell
PresenterJem Stansfield
PresenterYan Wong
ProducerEd Booth

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