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Designer Soils - Stealth Warships

The military are always looking for new ways to keep their ships, vehicles and aircraft undetected. Quentin Cooper investigates.

Designer Soils
Could the earth beneath your feet be used to help tackle climate change? Quentin finds out how soil could be the key to trapping carbon and keeping it firmly below ground. He’s joined by Professor David Manning, School of Civil Engineering & Geosciences, University of Newcastle and Professor Karl Ritz, School of Applied Sciences, Cranfield University.

Stealth Warships
The military are always on the look out for new ways to keep their ships, vehicles and aircraft undetected. Quentin Cooper finds out how state of the art physics and the use of meta materials could create 'invisibility cloaks' for ships at sea. Quentin is joined by Chris Lavers, Senior Lecture in Sensing and Sensors Technology, Britannia Royal Naval College, Dartmouth.

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