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It's Rocket Science! with Professor Chris Bishop
Starting with the one simple principle that has powered every rocket that's ever flown, Professor Chris Bishop launches through an explosive journey to the moon and back.
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This lecture from the Cambridge science festival is packed with demonstrations of the science that sends people into space. A family-filled lecture theatre sees flying projectiles, the fiery combustion of energetic propellants, and the impressive roar and flame of a hybrid rocket engine.
Other great videos from Chris Bishop:
The science of fireworks! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rmtK2BgmGCw
Explosive science https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uFQdcKJUijQ
Chemical curiosities: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ti_E2ZKZpC4
Watch Professor Chris Bishop's 2008 Royal Institution CHRISTMAS LECTURES on the Ri Channel: http://richannel.org/christmas-lectures/2008/2008-chris-bishop
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