Engineering the Impossible
From levitating trains and humans to giant, climate-altering balloons, super-steels and earthquake-proof buildings, this month's live show panel reveal the latest advances in extreme engineering. Plus, we get engineering for ourselves, including taking a blowtorch to a paperclip to make metallurgy happen before your eyes...
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Superconductors are the key to magnetic levitation, from people on platforms to entire trains. But what is a superconductor?
Are earthquake-proof buildings possible? Sinan Acikgoz
demonstrates how to build tomorrow's structures...
Steel has a huge variety of uses, from armoured cars to and inside jet engines. Do we still have more to learn about steel?
Could we stop climate change by pumping particles into the
ozone? Dr Kirsty Kuo thinks it's a possibility...