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Absolute Zero

Absolute Zero (Jan. 2008)

The story of the harnessing of cold and the race to reach the lowest temperature possible
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Ancient Refuge in the Holy Land

Ancient Refuge in the Holy Land (Nov. 2004)

Israel's remote Cave of Letters holds clues to a Jewish uprising against the Romans. Watch now (49 mins.)

Astrospies

Astrospies (Feb. 2008)

An elite corps of secret U.S. astronauts is trained to gather intelligence on the Soviets during the Cold War. Watch now (49 mins.)

The Bible's Buried Secrets

The Bible's Buried Secrets (Nov. 2008)

An archeological detective story traces the origins of the Hebrew Bible. Watch now (100 mins.)

Building Pharaoh's Ship

Building Pharaoh's Ship (Jan. 2010)

Can the legendary ship of an Egyptian queen sail again? Watch now (50 mins.)

Cracking the Maya Code

Cracking the Maya Code (Apr. 2008)

The story behind the centuries-long decipherment of ancient Maya hieroglyphs. Watch now (49 mins.)

Forgotten Genius

Forgotten Genius (Feb. 2007)

Against all odds, African-American chemist Percy Julian became one of the great scientists of the 20th century. Watch now (108 mins.)

Judgment Day: Intelligent Design on Trial

Judgment Day: Intelligent Design on Trial (Nov. 2007)

Science is 'Exhibit A' in a landmark trial on the teaching of evolution. Watch now (108 mins.)

Killer Subs in Pearl Harbor

Killer Subs in Pearl Harbor (Jan. 2010)

Beneath the waves, discover an untold story of a day that lives in infamy. Watch now (50 mins.)

Life and Death in the War Zone

Life and Death in the War Zone (Mar. 2004)

An American combat hospital mobilized in Iraq faces a daily drama of wartime treatment. Watch now (50 mins.)

Ghosts of Machu Picchu

Ghosts of Machu Picchu (Feb. 2010)

Why did the Incas abandon their city in the clouds? Watch now (50 mins.)

Hunting the Edge of Space: Part 1

Hunting the Edge of Space: Part 1 (Apr. 2010)

How telescopes have expanded our view of the universe Watch now (50 mins.)

Hunting the Edge of Space: Part 2

Hunting the Edge of Space: Part 2 (Apr. 2010)

How telescopes have expanded our view of the universe Watch now (50 mins.)

Maya

Maya (Jan. 2007)

NASA archeologists use satellites to pinpoint ancient ruins buried deep in the jungle. Watch now (13 mins.)

Missing in MiG Alley

Missing in MiG Alley (Dec. 2007)

What happened to American pilots shot down over Korea half a century ago? Watch now (49 mins.)

Mt. St. Helens: Back From the Dead

Mt. St. Helens: Back From the Dead (May. 2010)

Thirty years after the massive eruption, could it happen again? Watch now (50 mins.)

Papyrus

Papyrus (Nov. 2006)

Scraps of writings from a garbage dump in ancient Egypt reveal what life was like 2,000 years ago. Watch now (9 mins.)

Riddles of the Sphinx

Riddles of the Sphinx (Jan. 2010)

A marvel of ancient engineering is vanishing. Can it be saved? Watch now (50 mins.)

Profile: Julie Schablitsky

Profile: Julie Schablitsky (July 2007)

Meet an archeologist who is helping to rewrite the history of the Old West. Watch now (9 mins.)

Secrets of the Parthenon

Secrets of the Parthenon (Jan. 2008)

How did the ancient Athenians build this near-flawless icon of Greece's golden age? Watch now (49 mins.)

Sputnik Declassified

Sputnik Declassified (Nov. 2007)

Top-secret documents rewrite the history of the famous satellite and the early space race. Watch now (49 mins.)

The Spy Factory

The Spy Factory (Feb. 2009)

Examine the high-tech eavesdropping carried out by the National Security Agency and the pitfalls of surveillance in an age of terrorism. Watch now (50 mins.)

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