A massive airplane is ready for assembly in Alabama, but mega shippers need to move several huge parts from all corners of the globe. Meanwhile, three monster dump trucks need to be moved to the other side of the planet without a scratch.
In Louisiana, 55,000 tons of highly flammable biofuel is destined for a hungry power station over 4,500 miles across the Atlantic. Meanwhile, a $10 million ship loader dangles perilously in the sky. And a faulty radio could doom the whole operation.
A $33 million helicopter has just come off the production line. But getting it across the Atlantic in pristine condition is no small feat. Meanwhile, a championship rally car needs to be moved across five countries and two seas in just 76 hours.
A nearly $2 billion bridge is being built, and mega shippers need to lift massive sections of the bridge 180 feet above a dangerous river. In Florida, $150 million-worth of yachts need to be moved without a scratch.
A $49 million rig needs to be relocated from Texas to an oilfield off the Indian coast, and mega shippers will need a radical solution to get it there. Meanwhile, a crew has to lift a 870-ton piece aboard a cargo ship to build a $4 billion warship.
Shippers in Virginia have just 17 hours to shift 5,700 tons of cargo onto a barge, but a huge thunderstorm threatens their chances of hitting the deadline. In Florida, one of the world's largest cruise ships needs to restock, but time is running out.
An $18 million super yacht must cross the Atlantic to get to her winter home in Florida but its hurricane season. In England, the crew needs to get a 20-ton aircraft cabin trainer worth a small fortune to its new home in Africa 7,000 miles away.
Shipping from England to Baltimore, $34 million of vehicles are to waiting to be moved across the Atlantic, but their ride is running late. In New Jersey, a multi-million dollar convoy of nuclear reactor parts presents unique challenges to the crew.
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.
The Quick And The Curious breaks down everyday questions, myths, and quirky facts about science into bite-sized pieces.
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.
Dirty Great Machines features the biggest, most awe-inspiring and technologically advanced equipment known to man. From excavators to monster maritime machines and mighty drills, witness the incredible equipment in action as they take on the world's most challenging projects.
Science Channel honors the backyard engineers who turn pumpkins into projectiles on Punkin Chunkin.
America's do-it-yourselfers, innovators and entrepreneurs are getting the opportunity of a lifetime -- to turn their big ideas into big money. Every week four top makers from around the nation pitch their products to a panel of three experts. Which ideas will make the cut?
Go inside the incredible machinery behind these everyday objects to see their extraordinary inner workings.
Rumors of a new major scientific discovery could change everything we think we know about the universe. When CERN's Large Hadron Collider ran at its highest energy ever, rumors emerged that scientists were on the brink of discovering a new particle.
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.
What’s it like to leave earth to explore the unknown? What happens when you’re in space and something goes terribly wrong? Secret Space Escapes reveals terrifying accidents, fights for survival, and stories of close calls and near misses by the astronauts who survived them.
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.
Discovery how your favorite luxury cars are designed and created. Each episode reveals the inner workings and gorgeous exteriors of a different luxury vehicle, enhanced with unprecedented access to the factories and labs that are integral to their conception and creation.
Scientist Rob Nelson investigates the strangest underground locations in the world, using the latest technology and research to shed new light on the secrets that lie just beneath our feet.
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.
Would you know what to do if stranded and left to survive in some of the world's harshest enviroments? Follow Les Stroud, survival expert, as he spends seven days alone without food, water or equipment, exploring the Rocky Mountains, the Artic, and the Costa Rican jungle.
With unprecedented access, World’s Biggest Ship Builders follows one of the world's leading shipping and energy giants and its elite team of experts as they design and build the next generation of super ships and deep ocean rigs.