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The laws of physics are absolute. They bind us together, tether us to Earth and govern everything we do, yet we rarely think about them. In the new Science Channel series Outrageous Acts of Danger, adventurer Todd Sampson puts his faith in science to the ultimate test through a series of epic and potentially deadly experiments. This series shows that it is one thing to believe in science, but another to literally trust it with your life. In each of the six 30-minutes episodes, Todd, who once completed an unguided ascent to the top of Mount Everest, puts himself in a death-defying situation, however, the laws of physics dictate that he will escape unscathed. Todd calls upon leading physicists and experts who guarantee that the science behind each experiment is irrefutable, absent of human error.
Todd Sampson takes a deadly leap of faith; in a dangerous bungee jump, his life depends on the strength of two phone books weaved together.
Todd Sampson releases a wrecking ball inches from his face in a dangerous experiment that tests the science of energy; as it hurtles back at him at 15 miles an hour, Todd must trust science to stop the wrecking ball before it crushes him.
Todd Sampson tries to defy the deadly power of fire and dives into a blazing-hot inferno; with nothing but a thin layer of water to protect him, science could mean the difference between life and death.
Todd Sampson takes an incredible flight powered by 130 massive helium balloons; in this dangerous experiment, Todd must use science to defy gravity and make it safely back to earth.
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