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Exploring the science of heat, and how our ability to harness it has led to some of humanity's greatest innovations, from the steam engine to the power of plasmas.

Dr Helen Czerksi explores the extraordinary science of heat. She reveals how heat is the hidden energy contained within matter, with the power to transform it from one state to another. Our ability to harness this fundamental law of science has led to some of humanity's greatest achievements, from the molten metals that enabled us to make tools, to the great engines of the Industrial Revolution powered by steam, to the searing heat of plasmas that offer almost unlimited power.

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Wed 13 May 2020 15:00

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Role Contributor
Presenter Helen Czerski
Executive Producer Jacqueline Smith
Production Manager Ashley Jackman
Series Producer Peter Oxley

Broadcasts

  • Thu 1 Mar 2018 21:00
  • Sun 4 Mar 2018 22:00
  • Mon 5 Mar 2018 03:00
  • Thu 22 Aug 2019 22:00
  • Thu 16 Apr 2020 23:00
  • Mon 4 May 2020 15:00
  • Tue 5 May 2020 18:00
  • Wed 6 May 2020 17:00
  • Thu 7 May 2020 15:00
  • Fri 8 May 2020 16:00
  • Wed 13 May 2020 15:00

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