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  • The Nostradamus Effect show

    The Nostradamus Effect

    Experts and modern seers examine the work of Nostradamus to see whether the future really can be predicted.

    (01:17)
  • Zeebrugge Ferry Disaster show

    Zeebrugge Ferry Disaster

    More than 190 people died when a British car ferry capsized off Zeebrugge in March 1987. Why were the bow doors left open?

    (00:55)
  • Petra: Water in the Desert show

    Petra: Water in the Desert

    Discover how the Nabutian builders of Petra transported water through the scorching desert using terracotta pipes, and...

    (02:59)
  • 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)
  • Hagia Sofia show

    Hagia Sofia

    Built to revive the Roman Empire, now a mosque, Hagia Sophia has had a turbulent history and how it was built reveals a...

    (00:59)
  • Hagia Sofia: Historical Updates show

    Hagia Sofia: Historical Updates

    Discover the architectural updates that have been made to Hagia Sophia over the centuries to support the building and the...

    (02:57)
  • Hagia Sofia: Ancient Heart show

    Hagia Sofia: Ancient Heart

    Istanbul, ancient Constantinople, home to the Byzantium Empire, has at its heart the Hagia Sophia. Uncover the startling...

    (02:53)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Angkor Wat: The Moat Explained show

    Angkor Wat: The Moat Explained

    Find out why the gigantic moat surrounding Angkor Wat was so important in the construction of this ancient megastructure,...

    (03:00)
  • Angkor Wat: City On Water show

    Angkor Wat: City On Water

    Explore Angkor Wat – one of the most impressive engineering projects ever undertaken, not just for its size, but because it...

    (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)
  • Wren and St Paul’s Cathedral show

    Wren and St Paul’s Cathedral

    How does St. Paul’s Cathedral compare with other cathedrals around the world? Architect Alistair Lenczner from Foster &...

    (03:08)
  • Building Through History show

    Building Through History

    Discover how the pyramids, Victorian railways and Wembley stadium are all connected. Confused? Alistair Lenczner from...

    (01:19)
  • Ocean Emergency show

    Ocean Emergency

    The race-against-time rescue story of a Norwegian cargo ship stranded in the North Atlantic in the path of a fierce tornado.

    (00:59)
  • Volcano show

    Volcano

    Experts look at the history and power of volcanoes and ask if modern cities face annihilation in a mega-eruption.

    (00:54)
  • Gospel of Judas show

    Gospel of Judas

    The theological implications of this important biblical document are explored by scholars and scientists.

    (01:04)
  • Spinal Tap’s Nigel Tufnel speaks about his TV viewing habits show

    Spinal Tap’s Nigel Tufnel speaks about his TV viewing habits

    During an interview with National Geographic to discuss the upcoming Stonehenge Decoded special, Nigel Tufnel opens up about...

    (01:29)
  • Nigel Tufnel’s Experiments show

    Nigel Tufnel’s Experiments

    Nigel Tufnel experiments with harmonics and a potato, while discussing Stonehenge Decoded with National Geographic.

    (01:41)