Richard Hammond is going behind-the-scenes of the largest structures and machines in the world to understand the science of ‘big’ – how engineers go about building, maintaining and using these superstructures. Each episode of Richard Hammond’s BIG! takes him to a new location and mega structure, where he meets the unsung heroes at the front line making them work and explores the science behind them with a series of experiments.
Richard visits the world's tallest building: the Burj Khalifa in Dubai. His vertical mission includes climbing the biggest lightening conductor on earth!Watch Now:iTunes
Richard explores one of the world's biggest man-made engineering projects: the Kölnbrein Dam, which can hold back an incredible 200 million tonnes of water!Watch Now:iTunes
Richard explores the huge Tottenham Hotspur Football Stadium in London. He explores a pitch that splits and rolls away and takes a terrifying walk on the stadium roof!Watch Now:iTunes
Richard takes flight aboard the US Air Force's biggest cargo plane: The C-5M Super Galaxy. Climbing inside its inner workings he learns why it's a record breaker.Watch Now:iTunes
Richard explores elements that engineering projects have in common. And, he reveals how the challenges get bigger when something is built big!Watch Now:iTunes