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The scientific secrets behind historical landmarks are revealed through the use of 3D-laser scanning technology.

Upcoming Episodes

  • St. Paul's Cathedral

    An examination of St. Paul's Cathedral in London, where Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer were married. Designed by 17th-century architect Christopher Wren, it features a majestic dome that is actually three domes in one. Included: how Wren overcame unstable foundations and structural forces to support the dome; and how the cathedral survived a direct hit by a German bomb during the London Blitz. (60 minutes)

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Episodes available on passport:

  • Colosseum - Learn engineering secrets of the ancient Roman arena.
  • Egyptian Pyramids - Learn how the necropolis evolved from simple structures to impressive buildings.
  • Jerusalem - Discover the hidden keys to the construction of Jerusalem’s engineering creations.
  • Machu Picchu - Watch cutting-edge technology uncover construction secrets from this ancient Incan city.
  • Petra - Uncover the construction secrets of an architectural wonderland lost for a century.
  • St. Paul's Cathedral - Venture inside Wren’s majestic dome for revelations and insight into the masterpiece.

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