University of Hertfordshire lecturer develops toffee rocket
TOFFEE – a delicious sweet that is enjoyed by millions worldwide, but is not much use for anything; except eating and breaking teeth on of course! That was until a
THE ROCKET FEATURED ON BBC ONE'S BANG GOES THE THEORY
TOFFEE - a delicious sweet that is enjoyed by millions worldwide, but is not much use for anything; except eating and breaking teeth on of course!
That was until a boffin at the University of Hertfordshire decided to use the treat to power a rocket.
This month it has been one small step for man, one giant leap for confectionery, as toffee was used by principal lecturer Ray Wilkinson, to power a hybrid rocket motor for an experiment on BBC One's Bang Goes the Theory.
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For more information about studying rocketry at the university visit www.rockets.herts.ac.uk
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