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      Istanbul's Hagia Sophia

      We peel back the layers of this great church of Hagia Sophia to reveal its engineering secrets,and bring to life the story of its construction.

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      • 20:00
        Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey
        Hiding In The Light

        The keys to the cosmos have been lying around for us to find all along. Light itself holds so many of them, but we never realized they were there until we learned the basic rules of science.

      • 21:00
        Mega Factories
        Speed Rail

        We'll investigate Alstom's cutting edge speed technologies used to build their first very high speed commercial train, the TGV and see how Alstom has evolved this technology into their latest revolutionary very high-speed train, called the AGV (self-propelled high-speed train).

      • 22:00
        Car SOS
        Lotus Flowers

        When ex-racing driver Tony Webb bought a 1970 Lotus Elan he had big plans of doing it up to enjoy during his retirement.

      • 23:00
        Brave New World S2 (aka...
        Inspired By Nature

        Aarathi Prasad road tests Boston Dynamics' incredible animal inspired robots. Chris Eliasmith assesses how gecko feet are leading to a new concept in adhesion technology. Daniel Kraft explores how deep water is being used to train astronauts.

Managing crocodiles in Jamaica

Managing crocodiles in Jamaica

Crocodiles surround this beautiful island. Dr. Brady Barr and the University of Florida teach some capture techniques.

Dramatization: Nick Simmons as Jesus. This image is from The Jesus Mysteries. Photo of the day - 17 April 2014

17 APRIL 2014

Dramatization: Nick Simmons as Jesus. This image is from The Jesus Mysteries.

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Videos of the Week

Echolocation video

Echolocation

Similar to how bats use sound to navigate in the dark Daniel uses a click sound to perceive the presence of objects.

Photos of the Week

Hyena Gangs photo

Hyena Gangs

Unique night vision and thermal cameras penetrate the darkness to reveal Africa's notorious hyenas hunting in their element....

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