From exploring the world's most advanced technological breakthroughs to learning how we can test and manipulate scientific principles in our own backyard, this series will put scientific theory to the test. Four presenters – Dallas, Liz, Jem and Dr Yan Wong – will pool their knowledge and their curiosity to put science into action in a series co-produced with The Open University (OU).
Bang Goes The Theory (UK) Season 4 (2011)
|4x01 Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami |
Bang Goes the Theory looks at the science behind the recent devastating Japanese earthquake and the tsunami it triggered. The program explains what happened and examines the technology ...
|Mar. 14, 2011|
|4x02 IVF, Playground Swing, and a Special Mirror |
Liz follows two couples undertaking IVF and looks at the new research that may dramatically increase success rates. Jem attempts to become the first man to go 360 degrees on a playground ...
|Mar. 21, 2011|
|4x03 Supersonic, Sticky Stuff and an Optical Illusion |
Dallas goes supersonic and meets the team behind a 1,000 mph car. Jem looks at what makes stuff sticky and makes homemade glues to test out on the other presenters and Dr Yan puzzles ...
|Mar. 28, 2011|
|4x04 Calories, Risk and Antibiotics |
Jem explains what a calorie is by making the rest of the gang take part in the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race. Yan is at the Houses of Parliament to test the ability of MPs to calculate ...
|Apr. 04, 2011|
|4x05 Light, Lasers and Citizen Science |
Jem Stansfield explains lasers on the 50th anniversary of their invention, Dallas takes part in a Citizen Science experiment and Dr. Yan calculates the speed of light.
|Apr. 11, 2011|
|4x06 GM Crops, Dust Allergy and Shattering Glass |
Liz looks at the controversial science of genetically modified crops in Hawaii. Dallas tries to remedy Jem's dust allergy by making him eat worms. And Dr Yan tries to shatter a glass ...
|Apr. 18, 2011|
|4x07 Singing Road, Dad Dancing, DNA Family Tree |
This episode of the series that reveals your world with a bang has a royal wedding theme. Jem builds a singing road as a present for the royal couple. Dr Yan explains the science ...
|Apr. 25, 2011|
|4x08 Recycling, GPS and Magic Tricks |
Jem visits a mega-plant in Sussex to investigate the future of recycling. Dallas explains how GPS works and how it is changing our world, and Dr Yan uses science to crack the classic ...
|May. 02, 2011|
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