Risking it all in the name of physics, Todd Sampson goes up against one of the world's deadliest weapons. Facing an AK-47 rifle underwater, he must trust the extraordinary power of resistance in the water to stop the bullet before it hits him.
Find out how skateboard wheels, baklava and galactoboureko, CO2 scrubbers, and honeycomb candles are made.
A declassified letter written by President Kennedy demands the CIA share its UFO data with NASA. A bizarre pattern on the surface of Mars could be a coded alien message. Investigators are shocked to find a rocket crash-landed in a crater on the Moon.
Jupiter is far hotter than it should be, and scientists don't understand why. The Curiosity Rover finds something strange on Mars. Could it be a lost spacecraft or something far more sinister? Detectives turn to NASA for help with a murder cold case.
We're turning the spotlight on backyard inventors that are creating the ultimate life hacks. We'll see these geniuses turn a bike into a car, soda into a fire extinguisher, and a jet ski into a Jetovator.
New research is beginning to reveal a hidden force in the universe - one that penetrates space with trillions of invisible connections, instantly linking every place in our world and joining our future with our past. Is the Force with us?
Every 17 minutes, someone is killed with a gun. It's a wave of violence that political debate can't seem to stop. Is this an epidemic that scientists can help cure? Could gun crime be a virus?
For NASA to send a person Mars, they need to build the most powerful rocket ever built. Discover inside story behind the Orion Space Craft, an engineering feat designed to sustain astronauts for years in one of the universe’s harshest environments.
A 73-story glass skyscraper in London is an engineering marvel. 11,000 exterior glass panels form this mega tower's façade. It's colossal concrete core supports luxury apartments, a hotel, and nearly 600,000 square feet of office space.
Discover what it took to build the largest and most sophisticated radio telescope on the planet. This engineering colossus will help astronomers explore galaxies and planets billions of light years away, and might help discover extraterrestrial life.
Go inside the ambitious engineering project that remade the famous Panama Canal. Billions of dollars were spent to move millions of cubic tons of earth, and ultimately, the canal will be able to accommodate the biggest ships in the world.
Discover what it took to build the world's tallest freestanding tower, the Tokyo Skytree. This record-breaking marvel faces some of the most deadly disasters on the planet, and must brave earthquakes and extremely high winds.
We countdown the greatest moments in NASA's nearly sixty year history, revealing the incredible stories behind the missions and discoveries that have remade our understanding of the Final Frontier.
Deep in the jungles of Mexico, the lost city of Chichen Itza contains ancient secrets of a mysterious civilization. Follow the scientists working to find how the Chichen Itza was built and how the bloody rite of human sacrifice shaped the city.
New discoveries explore the dark secrets of Tutankhamun's tomb. Archaeologists are finally finding answers to its ancient riddles, showing how his untimely death, his calamitous burial, and an act of God made a minor king the most famous of them all.
Recent forensic findings uncover the astonishing secrets of the world's most iconic monument, the great Sphinx at Giza. Join the extraordinary investigation as it reveals which pharaoh commissioned this colossal statue and why it was never finished.
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.
As concern grows that governments and corporations can monitor our every move online, hackers and scientists are working on tools to fight back. But this controversial new technology could create a place where almost anything can be bought.
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.
Follow Digital Survivalist Andy Quitmeyer as he travels to remote parts of the world and hacks his way back to civilization using a hybrid of time-tested outdoor survival skills and a backpack's worth of wires, laptops and tracking devices.
It is one thing to believe in science, but another to literally trust it with your life. In Outrageous Acts of Danger, Todd Sampson puts his faith in science to the ultimate test through a series of epic and potentially deadly experiments.
MythBusters: The Search is an all-new series featuring the next generation of fearless contenders with killer build skills, science smarts and nerves of steel, ready to be judged each week as they bust myths and vie for the win in becoming the next myth-busting superstars.