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- Series 2
Professor Sue Black OBE and her team use forensic science to shed light on the past.
- Series 2 - The Bodies in the Well
The team try to identify the remains of 17 people discovered in a Medieval well in Norwich
10 Things You Need to Know About Losing Weight
Michael Mosley investigates the latest scientific breakthroughs in slimming.
10 Things You Need to Know About Sleep
Documentary revealing the science behind why so many people find it difficult to nod off.
40 Years on the Moon
Brian Cox uses the BBC archive to examine the story of man's relationship with the moon.
A Brief History of Mathematics
Professor Marcus du Sautoy reveals the personalities behind the calculations
A Brief History of Mathematics - Carl Friedrich Gauss
How the Gaussian or normal distribution underpins modern medicine.
A Brief History of Mathematics - Evariste Galois
How the maths begun by Evariste Galois describes the particles that make up our universe.
A Brief History of Mathematics - Georg Cantor
Professor Marcus du Sautoy argues that mathematics drives science.
A Brief History of Mathematics - Hardy and Ramanujan
GH Hardy, whose work inspired the millions of codes that help to keep the internet safe.
A Brief History of Mathematics - Henri Poincare
Professor Marcus du Sautoy argues that mathematics drives science.
A Brief History of Mathematics - Joseph Fourier
How Joseph Fourier's mathematics transformed our understanding of heat, light and sound.
A Brief History of Mathematics - Leonard Euler
How a solution to a 1700s conundrum enables us to access information on the internet.
A Brief History of Mathematics - Newton and Leibniz
An astronaut and an investment analyst pay homage to the enormous power of the calculus.
A Brief History of Mathematics - Nicolas Bourbaki
Nicolas Bourbaki, the mathematician that never was.
A Brief History of Mathematics - The mathematicians who helped Einstein
Bernhard Riemann, the man who showed mathematicians how to see in four or more dimensions.
A Forensic Look at Infidelity
Nicky Taylor delves into the murky world of extra marital affairs.
After Dolly: The Stem Cell Revolution
Edi Stark discovers whether the pace of stem cell research is meeting expectation.
All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace - Love and Power
Exploring the idea that humans have been colonised by the machines they have built.
All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace - The Monkey in the Machine and the Machine in the Monkey
Why do humans find the machine vision so beguiling - does it excuse our failure?
All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace - The Use and Abuse of Vegetational Concepts
This looks at how the idea of nature as a self-regulating ecosystem is a machine fantasy.
Assignment - Swine Flu: Panic or Pandemic?
Was the World Health Organisation right to declare a global swine flu pandemic?
Bang Goes the Theory
The BBC's guide to popular science.
Bang Goes the Theory - Bang Goes the Winter Weather
Liz, Dallas and Jem build a unique weather chamber in the workshop.
Bang Goes the Theory - Can You Train Your Brain?
The team give the results of the world's biggest-ever brain training experiment.
Bang Goes the Theory - Series 1
The BBC's guide to popular science.
Bang Goes the Theory - Series 1 - Episode 1
Jem Stansfield builds a vortex cannon to blow over a house of brick.
Bang Goes the Theory - Series 1 - Episode 10
Jem Stansfield decides to build a rocket powered by toffee.
Bang Goes the Theory - Series 1 - Episode 2
Jem Stansfield puts his life in his hands by tying himself to a water jet pack.
Bang Goes the Theory - Series 1 - Episode 3
Dallas Campbell traces the incredible journey of 30,000 indestructible plastic ducks.
Bang Goes the Theory - Series 1 - Episode 4
Liz Bonnin investigates recent research into the magnetic qualities of cows.
Bang Goes the Theory - Series 1 - Episode 5
Jem Stansfield tries to defeat the US Navy's latest weapon with foam and a crash helmet.
Bang Goes the Theory - Series 1 - Episode 6
Jem Stansfield takes to the air with the Royal Navy to explain how helicopters work.
Bang Goes the Theory - Series 1 - Episode 7
Jem Stansfield tests new braking systems and Liz Bonnin looks into the origins of speech.
Bang Goes the Theory - Series 1 - Episode 8
Jem Stansfield builds a microwave death ray and Dr Yan Wong explains how gyroscopes work.
Bang Goes the Theory - Series 1 - Episode 9
Jem Stansfield puts spider silk to the test and Liz Bonnin joins the RAF's flight school.
Bang Goes the Theory - Series 2
A BBC guide to popular science. Discover the scientific principles that shape the world
Bang Goes the Theory - Series 2 - Episode 1
Jem tries to smash a land speed record with a fire extinguisher, a go kart and a spanner.
Bang Goes the Theory - Series 2 - Episode 2
Engineer Jem becomes a crash test dummy to discover how much g-force his body can take.
Bang Goes the Theory - Series 2 - Episode 3
Dallas takes on the latest lie detection technology and Dr Yan gets on the 3D bandwagon.
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