What happens when you give Top Gear’s former superstar pyromaniacal host Richard Hammond the latest cryogenic tools, a ridiculous looking orange lifejacket and access to an LNG Super Carrier!? Watch the above video to find out!
P.S. Did you know these high-tech vessels rely on an ancient technology for power – steam? Richard demonstrates its power with a purpose-built ‘steam bomb’ that destroys a wooden shed. LNG carriers also use steam to produce fresh water for drinking, relying on one of naturalist Charles Darwin’s lesser known discoveries; how reduced atmospheric pressure lowers the boiling point of water. Watch the video above to find learn more!