LAST MYSTERIES OF THE TITANIC. This compelling documentary sees Oscar® winning director James Cameron lead his team of underwater explorers on a series of historic dives to film and document the innermost spaces of the world s most famous shipwreck. Using two $20 million research subs, four minirobots, a seafloor-to-satellite data system and a suite of the most advances cameras and lights, Cameron's team creates unparalleled live images of the wreck of RMS Titanic. ANSWERS FROM THE ABYSS & DEEP INSIDE THE TITANIC Answers from the Abyss follows a group of experts who hope to discover how the ship broke and scattered across the sea floor. A deep-sea examination and pieces of the Titanic will be dissected and analysed to reveal aspects of the tragedy never before witnessed or understood. Deep Inside the Titanic uses special submersibles to glide through the living spaces of the ship. Around each corner, the grandeur that made this ship the pride of the White Star Line brings home the poignant story of those who spent their last moments aboard. ANATOMY OF A DISASTER & UNTOLD STORIES This moving DVD not only tells the gripping personal accounts of the passengers on board, but also takes us two and half miles down to the actual wreck site. With the aid of letters, old photographs and original artefacts, we piece together the human elements of this epic tragedy. In the company of a group of highly qualified scientists, we then take an analytical view of the wreck using underwater archaeology to provide a uniquely personal and technical perspective of this momentous maritime disaster.
Learn the details behind the one hundred most significant breakthroughs in the history of mankind! Take a journey through history and examine the discoveries, breakthroughs and eureka moments that have transformed all of our lives for the better. Host Bill Nye travels the world, meeting eminent scientists in various fields, to explore and explain the principles behind the most significant developments in the history of mankind. Each of the 100 Greatest Discoveries, in eight different fields of knowledge, is examined both in terms of the principles and personalities involved. Over 500 years of scientific advances are distilled and presented in this accessible, entertaining series to give you a good understanding of HOW many of science s toughest riddles were solved, WHO it was that solved them, and WHY these solutions are so significant.
The boys mission is straightforward: to get off lifes humdrum path for a more exciting, daring and off-the-beaten one. In just four days, the guys trek approximately one hundred miles across life-threatening landscapes including steep mountains, insufferably hot deserts, freezing-cold canyons and snake-infested jungles on foot, raft, skis and even skateboard, in search of the most extreme places on earth.
This is the epic story of how World War I changed the face of battle forever. This war was a war of firsts , a transitional war from old style hand-to-hand combat with small guns and fixed bayonets and cavalry charges to high-tech weaponry that are still features of present-day armed conflicts. Firsts include aerial bombardment of cities, epic tank battles, fight for control of the skies, development of submarines, chemical and bunker warfare. Troops who were bunkered down in vast trenches became overwhelmed by powerful, new weapons including tanks, WMDs, submarines and the first blitz. World War I had horrible consequences 15 million died and 20 million were injured. Through experts, eyewitness testimony, riveting archive and special recreations seamlessly blended into an archival background, each episode features the story of one of these weapons. This mini-series event will bring the legendary, unrecorded events of World War I to life to create a seamless account of how people born into a simpler age learned to deal with the future shock of rapid technological advances driven by the engine of total war.
Take a whirlwind journey to more than thirteen countries as we stop everywhere from Australia and Italy to Mexico and Cambodia. If its worth seeing, well take you there! The show, hosted by Albin and Melanie Ulle, travels around the world showcasing some of the Earths vast beauty. The programme also explores the diverse cultures of several amazing countries and approximately one hundred of the one thousand places from the book, with an eye towards unearthing local charms and traditions.