Episode 5 – Hydrogen

8.30pm, RTÉ One – Monday 7th December

Hydrogen Bus Trial - Jonathan and James Carton 1

Hydrogen is the most abundant element in the universe, and for years, researchers have been studying it as a potential pollution-free energy of the future.

In this episode, Kathriona investigates how aligning wind energy with hydrogen production could be a key part of the decarbonisation jigsaw for transport and heating, Aoibhinn meets the scientists developing new materials and technologies that could split water to produce emission-free ‘green’ hydrogen and Jonathan finds out the latest on the first Irish trials of hydrogen-powered buses!

Meanwhile in Weird Science, Fergus reveals how liquid metal hydrogen could be the future of space travel!


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