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While on the road with the ‘Bang Goes The Theory’ team and working as a science busker at Dr. Yan’s table in the BBC interactive area we captured some footage of the things we were doing. Dallas Campbell joins the table and can’t help but join in.


Here we demonstrate how a Diesel engine works by igniting cotton wool in a fire piston. It nicely shows how energy is converted to heat and light when molecules of gases and solids are compressed. You can watch it here.