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Colosseum: Roman Death Trap

Colosseum: Roman Death Trap

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Watch a team re-create a lifting machine and trap-door system to release a wolf into the Colosseum.

Sinkholes: Buried Alive

Sinkholes: Buried Alive

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Sinkholes are examined. The collapses can be gradual.

60 min.

Sunken Ship Rescue

Sunken Ship Rescue

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Follow the epic operation to secure, raise, and salvage the Costa Concordia cruise ship

60 min.

Big Bang Machine

Big Bang Machine

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Watch as CERN scientists prepare to restart the history-making Large Hadron Collider.

60 min.

Exclusive: Edward Snowden on Cyber Attacks

Exclusive: Edward Snowden on Cyber Attacks

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The former NSA contractor sat down with NOVA to discuss the future of cyber warfare.

Rise of the Drones

Rise of the Drones

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The technologies behind drone aircraft are investigated.

60 min.

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