The Future of Cakes and Bakineering …

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How is a Baked Alaska like a Space Shuttle? Can cakes teach us about engineering? What is 'Bakineering' anyway?

Whipping up a treat of a conversation today are Roma Agrawal and Andrew Smyth, an aerospace engineer who reached the final of The Great British Bake Off in 2016. Sara Schonour, a contestant on Netflix show Baking Impossible, also joins the chat.

Episode highlights

“Candy floss has crossovers with how they do fibre manufacturing.”

“Meringue is a delicious way to survive space shuttle re-entry.”

“Reel people in with baking - something really accessible and fun - and sow that spark of curiosity about engineering."

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