Shipbuilders must build a mammoth super tug in the dead of winter. Meanwhile, another crew nears completion on a massive tanker.
Recent discoveries could explain how supermassive black holes grow so big, one of the universe's most mysterious questions. Neither dark matter nor cannibalism can fully explain these monsters, but the latest science might finally provide an answer.
Legends of ancient giants surround a mysterious monument in the Holy Land. A bright pink lake could point to a strange, undiscovered new species. When a young boy disappears in a sand dune, satellite images help with the investigation.
We examine what lies beneath Mars’s surface and uncover answers to some of the mysteries that have stumped scientists for decades.
Shipbuilders face a difficult technical challenge as they build the bow for a massive tanker. Another crew faces the possibility of a deadly fire.
Scientists have discovered a mysterious ninth planet on the very edge of our solar system. Ten times the size of Earth, this strange world could have moons with extraterrestrial life.
Strange black holes appear near Egypt's ancient pyramids, and new evidence points to a disturbing conclusion. Ruins in Peru suggests that the Inca people knew far more than previously thought. A mysterious red swarm invades a beach in India.
The possibility of a human civilization on Mars has seemed like a fantasy -- until now. We go behind-the-scenes at SpaceX, where Elon Musk shows us just how real this fantasy can be.
From the furthest reaches of space to our own cosmic backyard, we count down the discoveries that changed everything we know about our universe.
A giant carving of a strange creature suddenly appears in the Australian Outback. Mysterious bright green lights illuminate the seas around Thailand. Top secret activity is discovered at Iran's nuclear facility.
NASA’s Curiosity mission is on a quest to find life on Mars, but what they uncover could reveal far more than what anyone expected.
As the shipbuilders work to complete building the biggest jack-up rig on the planet, they face one of the heaviest lifts they’ve ever attempted.
In this fully-charged episode, we’re plugging into the most powerful clips on the web. In this epic power trip, we'll see a mind-control helmet, a 2000-Watt laser bazooka, and one explosive lunch.
Strange spots near the Grand Canyon may hold clues to the legendary treasure of a notorious bandit. Satellite images could explain desert ruins rumored to be an entrance to an underworld. A city-size chunk of ice suddenly disappears in Antarctica.
Meet the scientists and modern explorers determined to send humans to Mars. As NASA builds its first spacecraft to carry astronauts to Mars and visionaries devise extraterrestrial colonies, our future on the Red Planet might be sooner than we think.
A team of shipbuilders are building a giant tanker the size of two football fields. But as a potentially deadly typhoon approaches the shipyard and construction problems mount, they will be under the gun to complete this massive project in time.
We're turning the spotlight on internet legends who have done something incredible or are just plain lucky. From the fails and flops that make science the hardest master to the unlikely successes that make you wonder if they meant to do it all along.
Go inside the latest science that examines the impact of video games upon our brains. We meet the gamers, programmers, psychologists and neuroscientists who are building a surprising case about the positive effects of gaming.
On this episode of How It's Made, see how macarons, pine needle baskets, and micrometers are made.
We've found the most power hungry clip makers on the web. Brace for destruction as they harness lightning, fire and ice to blow the lid off the internet.
A satellite spots a set of huge arrows in the badlands of the American west. A blood red waterfall stains Antarctica’s snows. A plague of huge holes in the Siberian landscape. Just what on earth are they?
Satellites discover American stealth technology deep inside China. An unidentified cloud swamps America’s skis. And something truly massive is lurking beneath Loch Ness. Just what on earth are they?
British astronomers working for the CIA intercept Soviet photos of the moon. A malfunction on the ISS could poison its crew with deadly ammonia gas. A startling image taken by a NASA probe points to evidence that life could exist on Mars.
Satellites orbit Earth at 17,000 miles an hour, capturing images of our world that are breathtaking, but some are bizarre. This unique perspective reveals objects that seem to make no sense & phenomena that defy explanation. Such images force the question, what on Earth is that?
Outrageous Acts of Science proves that mind-boggling experiments are not just conducted in laboratories anymore. The fast-paced series scours the Web for the best amateur and professional scientists whose homegrown research has gone viral.
Hosted by Morgan Freeman, Through the Wormhole explores the deepest mysteries of existence - the questions that have puzzled mankind for eternity. This series brings together the brightest minds from the very edges of Science to reveal the extraordinary truth of our Universe.
Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman aim to uncover the truth behind popular myths and legends, mixing scientific method with gleeful curiosity and plain old-fashioned ingenuity to create their own signature style of explosive experimentation.
Have you ever wondered how aluminum foil is made? From adhesive bandages to contact lenses, find out how many of the everyday objects we use become the things they are.
How the Universe Works shows you how the cosmos is designed, built, and actually works. See as never before the inner workings of our world, and explore black holes, supernovae, neutron stars, dark energy, and all the titanic forces that make us who we are.
Unearthed decodes mysteries and combines scientific investigations with CGI animation to reveal the hidden secrets of iconic structures and monuments from around the globe to discover how they were designed, built, used, and in some cases, lost and rediscovered.
Countless mysterious objects have been spotted in the sky and many astronauts have reported seeing UFOs. NASA's Unexplained Files reveals groundbreaking footage and interviews from both astronauts and scientists to explore the idea that there could be life outside of our planet.
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