How is it that banks are able to weigh out money when worn coins are so much lighter than new ones? The programme shows that weighing money is surprisingly accurate and that the mathematics behind the method relies on a basic concept in statistics.
Presented by Stewart Gartside.
Repeated next week for Schools
First of a new weekly series concerned with people and the challenges they are confronting.
How many years before a man can have a failing heart replaced? How long before almost any diseased or weakened organ can be taken out and replaced with a spare part? Is this just a dream? Not in the mind of Michael De Bakey.
The first Man Alive investigation examines the future of spare-part surgery and its implications with the foremost pioneer -'the Heart Man'.
by Pauline MacAulay.
Starring Peter Cushing as Leonard, Gary Bond as Simon, Anthony Sagar as the Porter
Simon is furious with his girl-friend and fakes suicide, knowing Monica will arrive in the nick of time to save him. A man arrives instead, and what was intended as a joke takes a sinister turn.
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