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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3008251987/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Following the publication of Nature‘s article acknowledging the greatest discovery in Egypt’s Khufu pyramid for more than 1,000 years, THIRTEEN’s Secrets of the Dead: Scanning the Pyramids will unveil the adventure behind this revelation in a new documentary premiering nationwide Wednesday, January... /episodes/get/59214 /episode/59214 S17 Ep1: Scanning the Pyramids /episode-player/59214

Travel with the scientific team granted unprecedented access by the Egyptian government to solve a 4,500-year-old mystery: what lies within the Great Pyramid at Giza. Using non-invasive technologies, they make a historic discovery.

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Wed, 01/24/2018 - 12:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/lBC-VaZRdw8mkpegpjGhRg==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Leonardo da Vinci is well known for his inventions as well as his art. But new evidence shows that many of his ideas were realized long before he sketched them out in his notebooks — some even 1,700 years before. Was Leonardo a copycat? /episodes/get/51906 /episode/51906 Leonardo, The Man Who Saved Science /episode-player/51906

Was Leonardo a copycat?

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Wed, 04/05/2017 - 12:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/m9JVlP1XPlHPF8XUNOk7kw==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Explore some iconic historical moments while debunking long-held myths and shining new light on past events. Advances in investigative techniques, forensic science and historical scholarship offer new evidence on forgotten mysteries. /episodes/get/51764 /episode/51764 Nero’s Sunken City /episode-player/51764

Baiae... An escape for ancient Rome's powerful elite, the Las Vegas of its day. Now, follow archaeologists who are mapping underwater ruins and piecing together what life was like in this playground for the rich.

Air date:
Wed, 03/29/2017 - 12:00
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What did Vincent Van Gogh really do on the night of December 23, 1888?

Air date:
Wed, 12/14/2016 - 12:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/hwQuFNixWT0OOC5rT2iDeQ==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false A mining operation in Cerrejon, Northern Colombia, opened a window onto a previously unknown period of the earth’s history and a world teeming with giant creatures emerged. The biggest of all was Titanoboa a 43-foot snake, the largest that ever lived. But new discoveries in Cerrejon suggest that... /episodes/get/48011 /episode/48011 Graveyard of the Giant Beasts /episode-player/48011

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

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Wed, 11/02/2016 - 12:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/smN2r8dYEvYoXyKFFNsMCg==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Explore the charred remains of a 3,000-year old English settlement that’s shedding new light on the ancient history of the western world. Working in secret inside a quarry, experts have less than a year to save the site before the quarry drains. /episodes/get/47795 /episode/47795 After Stonehenge /episode-player/47795

Explore the remains of a 3,000-year-old English settlement that's shedding new light on the ancient history of the western world. Working in secret inside a quarry, the experts have less than a year to save the site before the quarry drains.

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Wed, 10/26/2016 - 12:00
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