The second series of Big, Bigger, Biggest reveals the technological advances that have enabled structures such as Submarines, Aircraft, Cruise Ships, Dams, Tunnels, Oil Rigs, Observation Wheels, Telescopes, Space Stations and Domes to grow in size and scale.
Big, Bigger, Biggest: Cruise ShipThis episode uncovers the technological leaps that have allowed the world's biggest cruise ship - the Independence of the Seas - to be developed. The ship cost 800 million dollar to build, carries her passengers in unrivaled luxury and is manned by a crew of 1,360 who occupy a vast behind-the-scenes world of control rooms, kitchens and engine spaces. Longer than 5 jumbo jets and weighing more than 80,000 family cars, this episode explores how this gargantuan ship was made possible through a se...
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