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Balloon Race Around the World
Delve into the history and science of ballooning, and follow some of the attempts in the '90s to be the first to circumnavigate the globe.
Battle Alert in the Gulf
Strategy makers, fighter pilots, Aegis cruiser captains, and fast-attack submarine crews contend with a hostile Iraq.
Battle Plan Under Fire
Can the U.S. military's high-tech weaponry prevail against insurgents?
Battle of the X-Planes
Two aviation giants, Lockheed Martin and Boeing, compete to build the next-generation fighter jet.
Beast of Loch Ness, The
Scientists employ state-of-the-art sonar and cameras in an attempt to locate the elusive Loch Ness Monster.
The Bible's Buried Secrets
An archeological detective story traces the origins of the Hebrew Bible.
The Big Energy Gamble
Can California's ambitious plan to cut greenhouse gases actually succeed?
Explore germ warfare's chilling past, present, and future.
Boldest Hoax, The
Who perpetrated Piltdown Man, the greatest scientific fraud of the 20th century?
IRA terrorists and British bomb disposal experts tell insider stories of a deadly cat-and-mouse game.
Bombing of America
Forensic scientists search for clues hidden within the chaos of crime scenes to help law enforcement find the Unabomber.
Deep in an Australian cave, paleontologists discover fossils of extinct giant animals.
Building on Ground Zero
Can lessons learned from the Twin Towers' collapse make new buildings safer?
Building Pharaoh's Ship
Can the legendary ship of an Egyptian queen sail again?
Brain Eater, The
Scientists scramble to understand the devastating ailment known as mad cow disease.
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