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Episode 9

Episode 9 of 10

Jem Stansfield puts spider silk to the test, Liz Bonnin joins the RAF's flight school, Dr Yan Wong experiments with sodium acetate and Dallas Campbell reveals the science of magic.

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 www.bbc.co.uk/bang for details of the programme's free roadshow touring the UK and activities to try at home.

30 minutes

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Liz Bonnin
Presenter Dallas Campbell
Presenter Jem Stansfield
Presenter Yan Wong
Producer Ed Booth

Broadcasts

  • Mon 28 Sep 2009 19:30
  • Mon 28 Sep 2009 22:35
  • Tue 13 Oct 2009 03:05

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