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Air Date: Wed, Nov 6, 2019 9:00 PM
What can new technology reveal about the ancient Dead Sea Scrolls? Join scientists as they investigate suspicious, newly surfaced fragments to see if they’re forfeited, and use imaging techniques to digitally unravel the charred remains of a scroll.
Air Date: Thu, Aug 22, 2019 10:30 PM
The ancient city of Palenque was once a hub of Mayan civilization. For centuries after its decline, it lay hidden under layers of tropical vegetation, until modern archaeologists peeled back the jungle to reveal it to the world in the last century. Today, Palenque is both an cultural centre and a sacred site.
Air Date: Wed, Apr 11, 2018 9:00 PM
For centuries, the Lithuanian city of Vilna was one of the most important Jewish centers in the world, earning the title “Jerusalem of the North” until World War II, when the Nazis murdered about 95% of its Jewish population and reduced its synagogues and cultural institutions to ruins.
Air Date: Tue, Jul 5, 2016 9:00 PM
Explore Greek history with archaeologists, historians, scientists and artists who are launching groundbreaking new explorations of what made the achievements of the ancient Greeks great.   Chasing Greatness Watch as ancient Greece’s legacy is invoked in Athens and at the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court.
Air Date: Tue, Jun 28, 2016 9:00 PM
Explore Greek history with archaeologists, historians, scientists and artists who are launching groundbreaking new explorations of what made the achievements of the ancient Greeks great.   The Good Strife In the wake of the Bronze Age collapse, Greek civilization entered a crippling dark age.
Air Date: Tue, Jun 21, 2016 9:00 PM
Explore Greek history with archaeologists, historians, scientists and artists who are launching groundbreaking new explorations of what made the achievements of the ancient Greeks great.
Air Date: Tue, May 31, 2016 9:00 PM
Follow forensic anthropologists as they excavate the early American colony and uncover its secrets. What do newly discovered bones reveal about what really happened during the winter of 1609?  
Air Date: Wed, May 11, 2016 9:00 PM
Growing desperate in 1943, Hitler hatches a diabolical weapon: a bank of “superguns” housed in a massive underground complex in Nazi occupied northern France. Together the guns would be able to shoot 600 high explosive shells 100 miles into downtown London every hour.
Air Date: Wed, Jan 6, 2016 9:00 PM
During World War I, the Allies and Germans repeatedly struggled to break the hideous stalemate of trench warfare. In the winter of 1916, Allied engineers devised a massive surprise attack on the German army. Their weapon of choice: 600 tons of explosives, hidden in secret tunnels dug under German lines.