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Season 2
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Season 2, Episode 3 - Istanbul's Hagia Sophia

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In Turkey, at the intersection of Europe and Asia, lies a remarkable wonder of ancient engineering - the Hagia Sophia of Istanbul. Now archaeologists are using new technology to examine this monument at the satellite, aerial and molecular scales to unravel the mysteries of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. What incredible c...
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Season 2, Episode 2 - Angkor Wat

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Hidden in the tropical jungle of Cambodia is the largest religious structure ever built - the majestic temple of Angkor Wat. Now archaeologists are using new technology to examine the monument at the satellite, aerial and molecular scales to unravel the mysteries of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. How was the iconic templ...
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Season 2, Episode 1 - The Louvre

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In the very centre of Paris stands a remarkable wonder of engineering - the Louvre. This super-sized structure is now the largest museum in the world, attracting more than 10 million visitors each year. Now investigators are using new technology, including technical drones, to examine this monument at the satellite, aerial...
Season 1
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Season 1, Episode 4 - Petra The Desert Rose

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Nestled in the Jordanian desert, Petra is regarded as the eighth wonder of the world. Forgotten for centuries, this city was erected 2000 years ago by Nabataeans. Even today, scientists are still fascinated by its monumental facades carved into the rock, its temples, and its unique hydraulic system. Thanks to new technolog...
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Season 1, Episode 3 - The Great Wall Of China

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On the planet’s largest continent, in Asia, the Great Wall of China spans the country from East to West. Constructed for over 2,000 years by generations of Chinese builders, it is now considered one of the 7 wonders of the world. Attracting nearly 16 million visitors every year, this prodigious structure seems well-known a...
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Season 1, Episode 2 - Machu Picchu

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The city of Machu Picchu remains, in the eyes of many, this civilisation’s most breathtaking and enigmatic urban creation. This UNESCO World Heritage Site still holds many mysteries. But today, using state-of-the-art technology, experts now have the means to go back in time to probe the invisible, to explore what lies bene...
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Season 1, Episode 1 - Mont Saint Michel

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The silhouette of Mont Saint Michel is known throughout the world. Constructed for over a thousand years, the site is visited by 3 million tourists each year and still holds many secrets. Using the most recent technology, experts scrutinise this ancient wonder on all scales to try to unravel its mysteries.
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