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BrainStuff

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Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Society & Culture, Technology

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Whether the topic is popcorn or particle physics, you can count on BrainStuff to explore -- and explain -- the everyday science in the world around us.

What is a tank engine?

June 10th, 2009

Episode 291 of 1070 episodes

You've probably heard of the beloved character Thomas the Tank Engine, but have you ever wondered what makes him a tank engine? Discover what sets Thomas apart from his locomotive pals in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.

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