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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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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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