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Nigel Latta Blows Stuff Up

Join Nigel Latta on a glass-breaking, free falling expedition! He shows Kiwis how the world works. Made with the support of NZ on Air.

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    G We find out what small electric shocks do to a human - as well as big electric shocks - when Nigel tries to survive a lightning bolt.

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      G We find out what small electric shocks do to a human - as well as big electric shocks - when Nigel tries to survive a lightning bolt.

      PGR What's the difference between movie explosions and real explosions? Maybe Nigel can walk away from a movie explosion in slow motion like an action hero, but can he walk away from a real explosion? Nigel blows stuff up to find out.

      G Nigel battles the elements as he goes behind the science of extreme weather, taking on torrential rain, hypothermia and hurricane force winds - all in the name of science.

      PGR In car crash, are you better to trust the science behind a more modern vehicle - or the metal in a large, heavy, older car? Nigel puts the pedal to the metal to find out.

      G Nigel shows us the science of what it takes to start a fire while experiencing first-hand what it's like to be inside a burning house.

      G Nigel is on a mission: to boldly go where no television presenter has gone before. With the help of actual Rocket Scientists Nigel attempts to be the first New Zealander in SPACE.

      G Nigel tries to break the sound barrier, and ends up breaking all kinds of other stuff along the way... all in the name of science.

      G Series Final: Nigel takes on Galileo and tests the Law of Gravity by jumping out of a plane with an orange, to see which will hit the ground first.