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Air Date: Tue, Oct 1, 2019 8:00 PM
Travel with the scientific team granted unprecedented access by the Egyptian government to solve a 4,500 year-old mystery: what lies within the Great Pyramid at Giza. Using non-invasive technologies, they make a historic discovery.
Air Date: Wed, Sep 11, 2019 9:00 PM
Gemstones like diamonds, rubies, opal and jade are some of Earth’s ultimate treasures. Delve into the depths to discover how these precious stones are forged and what explains the unique allure of each captivating gemstone.
Air Date: Sat, Jul 13, 2019 7:30 PM
Two of the most unique and appealing cities in the world are just north of New England. You’ll find brie, pate, jewel box-patisseries, and “s’il vous plait” right along with bagels, maple syrup, hockey, delis, and bocce ball. A modern skyscraper might be cheek-by-jowl with a 17th century, stone nunnery.
Air Date: Sat, Jun 29, 2019 7:00 PM
Why is there a stone giant holding a flame, high in the hills overlooking the town? How did silver help shape this Mexican town? Why are its streets and alleys so winding, and what happened to the Guanajuato River? What does the town’s main church have to do with the King of Spain? Why […]
Air Date: Wed, May 1, 2019 9:00 PM
Carved from a hundred million pounds of stone, soaring effortlessly atop a spider web of masonry, Gothic cathedrals are marvels of human achievement and artistry.
Air Date: Wed, Dec 19, 2018 9:00 PM
Discover how the last decade of groundbreaking archaeological digs has revealed major new clues to Britain’s enigmatic 5,000-year-old site and the people who constructed it.
Air Date: Fri, Oct 12, 2018 10:00 PM
Join the first-ever scientific investigation of Shakespeare’s grave, which reveals fascinating new evidence about what lies beneath the infamous “curse stone” – a warning against any man who “moves [my] bones.
Air Date: Wed, Jul 18, 2018 10:00 PM
Gold, bronze, iron, steel: these metals are pillars of our civilization, but what makes them so special? Discover their unique properties and explore how our mastery of metals has led us from the stone age to today’s hi-tech world.
Air Date: Wed, Jan 24, 2018 9:00 PM
More than 2,000 years ago, the thriving city of Petra rose up in the bone-dry desert of what is now Jordan.
Air Date: Wed, Dec 28, 2016 10:00 PM
Follow a select group of individuals determined to bring Egyptian tourism back from the brink and keep Egypt’s cultural heritage safe.
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