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  • Concrete or Explosives? show

    Concrete or Explosives?

    Richard and Jonny prove the effectiveness of the concrete bomb versus conventional explosives in their biggest and most...

    (03:26)
  • Did You? show

    Did You?

    British scientists Richard Ambrose and Jonny Phillips return with a new series of this fun-but-informative show that explains...

    (00:50)
  • Cruise Missiles show

    Cruise Missiles

    Track the flight of a Tomahawk cruise missile and examine every key stage of its journey - launch, flight and target.

    (00:38)
  • Perfect Weapon: Skull Smashers show

    Perfect Weapon: Skull Smashers

    Discover how weapons have been used to smash skulls for centuries in Skull Smashers.

    (01:41)
  • Perfect Weapon show

    Perfect Weapon

    Introducing the bone-crunching, flesh-tearing series that takes an alternative look at ancient weaponry.

    (01:48)
  • Air Propelled Sandwich show

    Air Propelled Sandwich

    This time the Planet Mechanics are tackling one of the world’s biggest problems, traffic pollution.

    (02:12)
  • Heart of the Problem show

    Heart of the Problem

    The next morning, and the whole bike has to be stripped down to get to the heart of the problem.

    (02:55)
  • Air Motors show

    Air Motors

    It’s not nearly as much as Jem wanted so he’s ordered the best air motors he can find, but these motors are normally used...

    (02:55)
  • Scrap Heap show

    Scrap Heap

    Dick and Jem have come to this scrap heap to collect an old vehicle to recycle.

    (02:52)
  • Air Powered Moped show

    Air Powered Moped

    So they’re building a moped powered by fresh air. They’ll replace the petrol engine with an air motor and the gas tanks...

    (02:55)
  • Cow Power show

    Cow Power

    This time the Planet Mechanics are tackling a tricky challenge down on the farm. Can they tame this fuel-guzzling monster, by...

    (02:02)
  • The Ultimate Test show

    The Ultimate Test

    Fortunately they still have the oil they made earlier. So it’s time for the ultimate test: will that oil fire up the grain...

    (01:47)
  • Gas Tank show

    Gas Tank

    A few weeks later, Dick and Jem are back and can’t wait to see how much the gas tank has risen.

    (02:57)
  • Scrap Lawnmower show

    Scrap Lawnmower

    To drive the press, they’re salvaging this scrap lawnmower and will convert its petrol engine to run on biogas.

    (02:57)
  • Grain Dryer show

    Grain Dryer

    Is there anything else on the farm they can use to fuel the grain dryer?

    (02:36)
  • Explosive Gas Plant show

    Explosive Gas Plant

    Although the tank seems leak proof, Dick and Jem are taking no chances with their potentially explosive gas plant. They’ve...

    (02:52)
  • Cow Slurry show

    Cow Slurry

    Andy has tipped them off about a tank. They could fill this with cow slurry and use it as a digester to make biogas.

    (02:25)
  • Damp Crops show

    Damp Crops

    Grain can’t be stored if it’s too wet. Trouble is the average British summer means crops sometimes have to be harvested...

    (03:00)
  • Electric Water Taxi show

    Electric Water Taxi

    The Planet Mechanics are trying to save one of the world’s most beautiful cities – Venice.

    (01:57)
  • Engine Concerns show

    Engine Concerns

    They’re worried that the engine might not be strong enough but to get the boat onto the plane, Alberto will need to give it...

    (02:19)