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Ancient Creature of the Deep
Meet the coelacanth, a bizarre fish and "living fossil" that has changed little in its 400 million years on Earth.
Battle of the X-Planes
Two aviation giants, Lockheed Martin and Boeing, compete to build the next-generation fighter jet.
Deep Sea Invasion
A toxic aquarium plant is accidentally released into the Mediterranean, overwhelming marine life and threatening to spread worldwide.
Radiation experts play out a frightening terrorist scenario—exploding a bomb laden with radioactive materials.
Elegant Universe, The
Eleven dimensions, parallel universes, and a world made out of strings. It's not science fiction, it's string theory.
A battered manuscript turns up after 1,000 years, revealing the mind of the Greek genius Archimedes.
Last Flight of Bomber 31
Forensic scientists set out to discover what happened to seven American airmen whose plane crashed in Kamchatka during World War II.
Lost Treasures of Tibet
A crack restoration team tries to prevent priceless medieval Buddhist murals from crumbling into dust.
Is the magnetic field protecting Earth from deadly radiation about to reverse direction or even disappear?
Mountain of Ice
Jon Krakauer and fellow mountaineers pioneer a new route on a scientific expedition up Antarctica's highest peak.
Secret of Photo 51
Meet Rosalind Franklin, the unsung heroine behind the discovery of DNA's double helix.
Spies That Fly
A new generation of pilotless planes fly, spy, and bomb in places too risky for human pilots.
Volcano Above the Clouds
Join a scientific expedition to the glacier-capped summit of Kilimanjaro, Africa's tallest mountain.
Who Killed the Red Baron?
Forensic experts investigate the most famous aviation mystery of World War I.
Wright Brothers' Flying Machine
Relive the engineering challenges that two obscure bicycle makers overcame to become first in flight.
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