Season 46

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Dead Sea Scroll Detectives

New technologies unravel the Dead Sea Scrolls’ mysteries and uncover million-dollar fakes.

Dead Sea Scroll Detectives

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Look Who's Driving

As self-driving cars take to the streets, investigate how they work, and if they are safe.

Look Who's Driving

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Why Bridges Collapse

Can new engineering techniques help prevent deadly bridge collapses?

Why Bridges Collapse

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Rise of the Mammals

Amazing fossils reveal how mammals took over after an asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs.

Rise of the Mammals

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The Planets: Ice Worlds

Beyond icy worlds of Uranus and Neptune, Pluto dazzles with its mysterious ocean.

The Planets: Ice Worlds

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The Planets: Saturn

NASA's Cassini reveals the mysteries of Saturn's rings—and new hope for life on a moon.

The Planets: Saturn

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The Planets: Jupiter

Jupiter's massive gravitational force has made it a wrecking ball and a protector of Earth

The Planets: Jupiter

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The Planets: Mars

Before it was a dry planet, Mars was a wet world that may have hosted life.

The Planets: Mars

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The Planets: Inner Worlds

The rocky planets have similar origins, but only 1 supports life. Was it always this way?

The Planets: Inner Worlds

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Back to the Moon

Discover why scientists and entrepreneurs alike have their sights set on the Moon again.

Back to the Moon

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Lost Viking Army

Bioarchaeologists investigate a 9th-century mass grave thought to hold a lost Viking army.

Lost Viking Army

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First Horse Warriors

The advent of horse riding changed the course of human history and our genetic makeup.

First Horse Warriors

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Inside the Megafire

Scientists investigate the deadly megafires that swept through California in 2018.

Inside the Megafire

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Saving the Dead Sea

Can a daring water engineering project revive the Dead Sea without altering its chemistry?

Saving the Dead Sea

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The Next Pompeii

In the shadow of Vesuvius and Pompeii, a lesser-known volcano puts Naples at risk.

The Next Pompeii

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Rise of the Rockets

New technologies are promising a new renaissance in space travel.

Rise of the Rockets

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Decoding the Great Pyramid

New archeological evidence shows the stunning engineering of the Great Pyramid of Giza.

Decoding the Great Pyramid

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Kīlauea: Hawaiʻi on Fire

Journey to Kīlauea volcano to investigate the eruptions that shook Hawaiʻi in 2018.

Kīlauea: Hawaiʻi on Fire

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Einstein's Quantum Riddle

Join scientists as they grab light from across the universe to prove quantum entanglement.

Einstein's Quantum Riddle

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Pluto and Beyond

The New Horizons spacecraft zooms toward an object 4 billion miles from Earth.

Pluto and Beyond