Season 41

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    First Man on the Moon

    He risked his life for the nation and became a world icon, but who was Neil Armstrong?

    First Man on the Moon

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    Emperor's Ghost Army

    Explore the buried clay warriors, chariots, and bronze weapons of China’s first emperor.

    Emperor's Ghost Army

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    Bigger Than T. rex

    Meet Spinosaurus—the lost killer of the Cretaceous.

    Bigger Than T. rex

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    First Air War

    How did fighter planes evolve from rickety biplanes into deadly machines during WWI?

    First Air War

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    Ben Franklin's Balloons

    Experts recreate the French's daring first manned flights, which Franklin had chronicled.

    Ben Franklin's Balloons

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    Vaccines—Calling the Shots

    Examine the science behind vaccinations and the risks of opting out.

    Vaccines—Calling the Shots

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    Why Sharks Attack

    Will analyzing the hunting instincts of this endangered predator reduce deadly attacks?

    Why Sharks Attack

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    Killer Typhoon

    What made Haiyan so destructive, and how can we prepare for the next monster storm?

    Killer Typhoon

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    Great Cathedral Mystery

    Master craftsmen explore how Florence’s monumental dome was built nearly 600 years ago.

    Great Cathedral Mystery

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    Ghosts of Murdered Kings

    Bronze age bog bodies reveal the strange beliefs of the long-vanished peoples of Europe.

    Ghosts of Murdered Kings

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    Zeppelin Terror Attack

    Discover how Germany’s Zeppelins rained fiery terror on London in World War I.

    Zeppelin Terror Attack

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    Alien Planets Revealed

    Are we alone—and if not, what might the inhabitants of far-flung worlds look like?

    Alien Planets Revealed