Ancient Discoveries
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Mega-Structures of the Deep

Aired on Jan 28, 200845m

Our modern landscapes are littered with the remains of ancient superstructures. Now, archaeology reveals that this century's most exciting discoveries might actually lie at the bottom of the ocean.

Our modern landscapes are littered with the remains of ancient superstructures. Now, archaeology reveals that this century's most exciting discoveries might actually lie at the bottom of the ocean.

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Ancient Super Navies

Aired on Feb 04, 200845m

Using the latest scientific techniques, our team of modelmakers, underwater detectives, and elite naval commandos investigate lethal weaponry of the past to solve the greatest mysteries of the ancient world's naval technology.

Using the latest scientific techniques, our team of modelmakers, underwater detectives, and elite naval commandos investigate lethal weaponry of the past to solve the greatest mysteries of the ancient world's naval technology.

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Ancient Super Ballistics

Aired on Feb 11, 200844m

The science and technology of ballistics dates back thousands of years to the ancient world. Firearms experts reveal the power and range of ancient bullets, rockets, and bombs.

The science and technology of ballistics dates back thousands of years to the ancient world. Firearms experts reveal the power and range of ancient bullets, rockets, and bombs.

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Ancient Death Machines

Aired on Feb 25, 200844m

From apocalyptic skyscraper siege machines to ancient landmines and flamethrowers, most of today's lethal weapons have origins in inventions driven by one purpose: war.

From apocalyptic skyscraper siege machines to ancient landmines and flamethrowers, most of today's lethal weapons have origins in inventions driven by one purpose: war.

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Ancient Chinese Superships

Aired on Mar 03, 200842m

Uncover the ingenuity of the ancient engineers of the Far East, whose innovations would take shipbuilding to new heights and create some of the largest and most fearsome navies of the ancient world.

Uncover the ingenuity of the ancient engineers of the Far East, whose innovations would take shipbuilding to new heights and create some of the largest and most fearsome navies of the ancient world.

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Ancient New York

Aired on Mar 10, 200845m

New York's towering skyline and world-leading technology have made it the ultimate city, but the blueprints for this megametropolis were in fact laid thousands of years ago.

New York's towering skyline and world-leading technology have made it the ultimate city, but the blueprints for this megametropolis were in fact laid thousands of years ago.