Bang Goes the Theory | BBC1 Monday 19th March 2012

Series 6, Is Life Too Loud?

2/8. The team asks if modern life is damaging our ears. Jem records a centipede’s footsteps.

The team asks whether modern life is damaging our ears. Dallas explores how safety-conscious scientists are putting the noise back into driving, Liz learns to like the sound of being sick, and Jem sets out to record the sound of a centipede’s footsteps.

The programme is produced in partnership with the Open University.

Chris features in the film recording insects inside an anechoic chamber at the University of Salford.

You can see a clip from the programme here.