|Whether it is the existence of aliens, the possibility of life
after death, or sightings of strange creatures, the lure of the unknown has
always been irresistible. Now, using the latest scientific techniques, this
series seeks to ascertain whether these strange occurrences, myths and
startling phenomena are merely illusions or actually real.|
Ghosts Behind Bars
Designed to keep inmates in absolute solitary confinement and restrict all contact between prisoners, Eastern State Penitentiary was a fortress built to lock away societies worst offenders. Most inmates during its early years descended into deep depression or madness. And since its closure in 1971, many have reported hearing eerie sounds throughout the prison, including voices weeping and tormented screams. Others have seen shadows dart in and out of cells. Now an unprecedented team of engineers from various scientific fields hunt for ghosts at Eastern State. Motion sensors are rigged, night-vision and infrared cameras positioned, acoustic triangulation systems set up, and 3D laser scanners shows the most detailed view ever seen of this prison. Find out if Eastern State is haunted or if it is all in our minds.
Each year, hundreds of unidentified flying objects are spotted in the skies over the United States. On March 13, 1997, between 7:30 and 10:30 in the evening over a 300-mile corridor from the Nevada line through the city of Phoenix, to the northern edge of Tucson, hundreds reported a "V" shape craft in the night sky. Join a team of scientists and engineers as they use their expertise and cutting-edge equipment to solve the decade old mystery of the "Phoenix Lights"..
Big Foot Revealed
He goes by many names: Sasquatch. The Wild Man. Bigfoot. But without fossil evidence, a skeleton, or a corpse, few scientists are willing to stake their reputation on something that may just be a hoax. So, what proof do we have that Bigfoot may actually exist? A team of scientists and investigators uncover the best evidence and test it - revealing what's science, and what's science fiction to answer the most important question of all: Is it even possible that Bigfoot might exist?