In 2002, due to an incorrect map, 9 miners broke into an abandoned mine—filled with water—where they became trapped 230-feet below the surface. Examine the innovations that led to all 9 miners returned to the surface, 77 hours later.
October 8, 1871. After a long, dry summer already plagued by fires, a mischievous cow kicked over a lantern & set the city of Chicago on fire. Examine the Chicago Fire Department's methods & discover what went wrong on that fateful day.
During WWII, a vast complex of bunkers was constructed under the streets of London. Using cutting-edge technology, explore this lost world -- an entire subterranean city built to keep the British government running.
Japan brought specialized technology with them to Pearl Harbor, including torpedo bombers and midget submarines, but the U.S. pooled resources into innovative new technologies, too.
Examine what brought Al Capone to his knees after the St. Valentine's Day Massacre, including the camera that captured its bloody aftermath and printing presses that reproduced it nationwide.
Take a closer look at the many technologies needed for the United States' U-2 spy plane and the Soviets' SA-2 surface-to-air missile to meet on May Day 1960.
On an icy, unforgiving Christmas night in 1776, General George Washington leads his troops across the treacherous Delaware River -- a bold decision that will become a turning point in the American Revolution.
In 1942, under extraordinary secrecy, the U.S. government brings top scientists together to work on the Manhattan Project. Three years later, their technological advancements explode over Hiroshima.