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Bang Goes the Theory, Series 4 Episode 1 of 8

Duration: 30 minutes

In the first of a new series, Bang Goes the Theory looks at the science behind the recent devastating Japanese earthquake and the tsunami it triggered. The programme explains what happened and examines the technology that attempts to protect us from the shocking power of our planet.

The programme is co-produced with the Open University. For more ways to put science to the test, go to www.bbc.co.uk/bang and follow the links to The Open University.

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Dallas Campbell
Liz Bonnin
Yan Wong
Jem Stansfield
Series Producer
Paul King
Series Editor
Dermot Caulfield


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The Open University

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