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Secrets of the Dead

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Wed., March 29, 2017
10:00 pm
(60 minutes)

Nero's Sunken City  

Archaeologists map the underwater ruins of what was ancient Rome's version of Las Vegas.

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Wed., March 29, 2017
10:00 pm
(60 minutes)

Nero's Sunken City  

Archaeologists map the underwater ruins of what was ancient Rome's version of Las Vegas.

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Fri., March 31, 2017
2:30 am
(60 minutes)

Nero's Sunken City  

Archaeologists map the underwater ruins of what was ancient Rome's version of Las Vegas.

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Fri., March 31, 2017
2:30 am
(60 minutes)

Nero's Sunken City  

Archaeologists map the underwater ruins of what was ancient Rome's version of Las Vegas.

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Wed., April 5, 2017
10:00 pm
(60 minutes)

Leonardo: The Man Who Saved Science  

An exploration of whether many of Leonardo da Vinci's ideas were borrowed from other sources.

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Wed., April 5, 2017
10:00 pm
(60 minutes)

Leonardo: The Man Who Saved Science  

An exploration of whether many of Leonardo da Vinci's ideas were borrowed from other sources.

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Thu., April 6, 2017
8:00 am
(60 minutes)

Leonardo: The Man Who Saved Science  

An exploration of whether many of Leonardo da Vinci's ideas were borrowed from other sources.

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Thu., April 6, 2017
11:00 am
(60 minutes)

Leonardo: The Man Who Saved Science  

An exploration of whether many of Leonardo da Vinci's ideas were borrowed from other sources.

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Fri., April 7, 2017
2:30 am
(60 minutes)

Leonardo: The Man Who Saved Science  

An exploration of whether many of Leonardo da Vinci's ideas were borrowed from other sources.

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Fri., April 7, 2017
2:30 am
(60 minutes)

Leonardo: The Man Who Saved Science  

An exploration of whether many of Leonardo da Vinci's ideas were borrowed from other sources.

Full Episodes

Van Gogh’s Ear

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What did Vincent Van Gogh really do on the night of December 23, 1888?

Graveyard of the Giant Beasts

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Follow scientists trying to determine which giant animal was the apex predator

After Stonehenge

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Explore the charred remains of a 3,000-year old English settlement

Teotihuacán’s Lost Kings

WETA PassportTeotihuacán’s Lost Kings

Follow scientists as they explore tombs beneath an ancient Mexican city.

Clips

What happened at Baiae stayed at Baiae

What happened at Baiae stayed at Baiae

Baiae was a resort where the Roman elites could let their hair down.

Baian seafood casserole and oyster farming in Baiae

Baian seafood casserole and oyster farming in Baiae

Shellfish farming was an industry as far back as the Roman times.

Nero's banquets in Baiae

Nero's banquets in Baiae

Nero spent a fortune on indulgent banquets in Baiae.

Why did Vincent van Gogh cut his ear?

Why did Vincent van Gogh cut his ear?

Did he cut off his whole ear?

Previews

Nero’s Sunken City

Nero’s Sunken City

What made Baiae such a special place?

Van Gogh’s Ear: Preview

Van Gogh’s Ear: Preview

What did Van Gogh really do on the night of December 23, 1888, in the town of Arles?