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  • 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...

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  • Machine Gun show

    Machine Gun

    The evolution of the machine gun from its use in WWI to the GAU-8 Avenger, one of the deadliest machine guns in the world.

    (00:34)
  • 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)
  • The Nostradamus Effect show

    The Nostradamus Effect

    Experts and modern seers examine the work of Nostradamus to see whether the future really can be predicted.

    (01:17)
  • Green Issues show

    Green Issues

    Climate experts continue to examine what effect each rise of 1ºC could have on the world.

    (01:17)
  • Planet Mechanics show

    Planet Mechanics

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  • Planet Mechanics Interview show

    Planet Mechanics Interview

    Interview with eco-engineer Dick Strawbridge and inventor Jem Stansfield from Planet Mechanics

    (02:47)
  • New Vehicle Delivery show

    New Vehicle Delivery

    Now it’s time for Dick and Jem to proudly reveal their new thoroughbred delivery vehicle to the expectant new owners.

    (04:55)
  • 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)
  • Eco Workshop show

    Eco Workshop

    The next morning and the Planet Mechanics’ eco-workshop is up and running. Dick and Jem are in the south of England on their...

    (02:52)
  • Scrap Heap show

    Scrap Heap

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

    (02:52)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • A Need for Speed show

    A Need for Speed

    The solar-powered taxi takes forty minutes to travel from Certosa to the heart of Venice. Taking its time is fine for tourists...

    (03:00)