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They've been burning a new eight storey office block in one of the gigantic airship hangars at Cardington. Over and over again. The fires have included the biggest test fire ever lit. Computer models are still analysing the data, so the scientists are staying officially cautious until early next year when the full data comes out on cd-rom.

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