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  • Petra: Master Engineering show

    Petra: Master Engineering

    Find out about the constructional engineering that went in to building Al Khazneh, which is integrated into the rock face.

    (02:55)
  • St Pauls Cathedral: Parliament show

    St Pauls Cathedral: Parliament

    Sir Christopher Wren made a colossal gamble in completing St. Paul’s Cathedral, putting in the equivalent of $6 million of...

    (03:00)
  • St Pauls Cathedral: Religious Conflict show

    St Pauls Cathedral: Religious Conflict

    It was 9 years after the Great Fire of London before work on St Paul’s Cathedral began. But in an age of intense religious...

    (02:59)
  • Hagia Sofia: Decoration show

    Hagia Sofia: Decoration

    Discover the intricate detail of mosaics, gold and marble that went into the lavish decoration of Hagia Sophia.

    (03:00)
  • Machu Picchu show

    Machu Picchu

    600 years of torrential rains and landslides have done little to diminish the awesome sight of Machu Picchu. Find out how it...

    (00:55)
  • Machu Picchu: Water Problems show

    Machu Picchu: Water Problems

    How did the residents of Machu Picchu get the water needed to survive in a hostile, mountainous, environment? Find out how...

    (02:59)
  • Machu Picchu: Battling Gravity show

    Machu Picchu: Battling Gravity

    Perched high above a mountain ridge, Machu Picchu architects face a constant battle with gravity – discover how the...

    (03:00)
  • Machu Picchu: Mountain Building show

    Machu Picchu: Mountain Building

    Machu Picchu is a spectacular sight, but its location meant considerable hardship for builders. Heavy rainfall and earthquake...

    (02:59)
  • Angkor Wat show

    Angkor Wat

    Home to more than 1 million people in the twelfth century and larger than any European Cathedral, Angkor Wat remains one of...

    (00:53)
  • Angkor Wat: Magic Stone show

    Angkor Wat: Magic Stone

    Laterite, a ‘magic stone,’ was massively important in the construction of Angkor Wat, plus, we uncover the difficulties...

    (03:00)
  • Wren’s Best Building show

    Wren’s Best Building

    What was Sir Christopher Wren’s best building? Find out what building trumps St. Paul’s Cathedral as his major...

    (01:19)
  • Specialist Model Making show

    Specialist Model Making

    Specialist Model Making. A step by step guide to the techniques involved in sourcing, sculpting and painting the...

    (03:53)
  • 4D Ultrasound Technology show

    4D Ultrasound Technology

    4D Ultrasound Technology. The role of 4D scans in revealing the mystery behind multiples and some surprises from within the womb.

    (03:28)
  • Melting Away show

    Melting Away

    In the next hundred years, the oceans will expand on their own as they warm, accounting for about 30 centimeters of sea level...

    (03:00)
  • Oulet Glaciers show

    Oulet Glaciers

    Around 1997, there was an abrupt 1.6 degree Celsius jump in coastal water temperatures, exactly when the outlet glaciers began...

    (02:36)
  • Greenland Ice Sheet show

    Greenland Ice Sheet

    The summer melt season on the Greenland ice sheet has grown hotter. Rivers of meltwater cut deep into the ice, creating a...

    (04:59)
  • Polar Ice Sheets show

    Polar Ice Sheets

    The abrupt collapse of the world’s mountain glaciers raises even more disturbing questions about the earth’s biggest...

    (02:47)
  • Laser Tracking show

    Laser Tracking

    After several days of laser tracking, Tad Pfeffer knows how fast the Columbia is moving, 16 meters per day, eight times faster...

    (02:56)
  • Time Lapse Camera show

    Time Lapse Camera

    Just down the fjord, Balog and Extreme Ice Survey engineer, Adam LeWinter, climb down to one of the time-lapse cameras they...

    (03:00)
  • Expansion and Contraction show

    Expansion and Contraction

    Over the millennia, the expansion and contraction of ice across the continents has fundamentally altered the planet, gouging...

    (02:54)