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Dashing British engineer Tim Shaw takes science to the streets, to the pubs and to the clubs, on a quest to figure out why things do what they do. In this episode, Tim investigates the science behind Hollywood's biggest car chases and explosions! With fireworks, gasoline and spray paint in the trunk, and a rifle in hand, Tim finds out which item will produce the biggest BOOM for the big screen. Then, he sets out to demonstrate the explosive power of … a single musical note?

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