An undercover investigation targets a high-tech North Korean plot to counterfeit American money. An identity thief uses a clever hacking scheme steal $100 million. When an ex-KGB agent suspiciously dies, authorities are shocked by what they find.
Drug lords in South America have built a fleet of narco subs to carry cocaine to the US. These vessels are engineered to escape detection by law enforcement, leading to a high-tech game of cat-and-mouse.
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.
Rob Nelson explores mysterious tunnels beneath Denver's airport, capitol building, and downtown to investigate rumors of a secret organization that operates below. In Ohio, he tries to uncover the ancient secrets of a mound shaped like a serpent.
Rob Nelson heads to California to investigate a network for major fault lines that could set off an unprecedented mega-quake. Then, he explores a mysterious sinkhole that some believe is an endless pit to the center of the Earth.
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?
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 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.
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.
With complex security systems designed to stop the world's most nefarious criminal masterminds, Outlaw Tech goes inside amazing capers to unpack the high-tech arsenal used on both sides of the law.
Behind every seemingly impossible marvel of modern engineering is a cast of historic trailblazers who designed new building techniques, took risks on untested materials and revolutionized their field.
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.
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.
Science Channel honors the backyard engineers who turn pumpkins into projectiles on Punkin Chunkin.
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.
In the psychological game show Race to Escape, hosted by Jimmy Pardo, contestants are armed with only their minds and knowledge as they race against the clock and an opposing team to solve puzzles and unravel cryptic clues hidden inside themed escape rooms.
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.
Discover the hilarious psychology behind pranks and practical jokes. Find out what happens when people are scared into fight or flight, offered unusual VIP services, and when their person space is invaded.
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.
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?
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.
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.
A good chunk of viral videos show people who unwittingly put science to the test, often with hilarious consequences. Hosts Kevin Moore & Grant Reynolds study these crazy stunts and epic fails and attempt to recreate them with a bit of homemade science.
Alaska is notorious for its rugged terrain and brutal winters. But with the help of colossal equipment and machines, residents are able to not only endure, but thrive and enjoy among the sub-zero temperatures, steep mountainous terrain and fragile–sometimes deadly–ice.