Live on location at the Cambridge Science Centre, Chris Smith, Dave Ansell, Ginny Smith and guests Rod Jones, an atmospheric chemist, Margaret Stanley, an HPV cancer researcher, and Caroline Goddard, jet engine metallurgist, pit their wits against the assembled public. Plus Dave and Ginny make crisp packet fireworks, prove you can't be heard screaming in space and make an elastic-band-powered fridge...
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Dave Ansell explains how to scare your friends by dropping a mug with seemingly nothing to stop it!
Atmospheric Chemist Rod Jones explains how he's developed a pollution detector which fits in your pocket...
Ginny Smith and Dave Ansell put crisp packets in a microwave - what will the result be?
Virologist Margaret Stanley explains how they developed the HPV vaccine to lower the rates of cervical cancers...
What happens in a vacuum? Dave and Ginny remove the air from a bell jar to see if you can scream in space...
Material Scientist, Caroline Goddard, explains how new alloys are made and how you select metals for different tasks...
How can you make a tiny fridge using an elastic band?