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Blowing Up History investigates new evidence that reveals the myths and mysteries behind ancient civilisations and the iconic megastructures they built. How were the Pyramids constructed and what lies hidden inside their secret chambers? How does the Parthenon stand tall against earthquakes? What sacred secret lies beneath the Mayan temples of Chichen Itza? Using groundbreaking technology this series takes a closer look inside these ancient wonders to reveal hidden chambers and vaults, and pulls them apart - stone by stone - to expose their construction secrets.
The Nazca Lines are mysterious symbols that have been carved into the Atacama Desert more than a thousand years ago. How and why were they created?
Experts use cutting-edge technology to investigate one of the wonders of the modern world. They reveal mysteries hidden in its foundation.
The Emperor Nero built an astonishing palace in the heart of Rome. Now using cutting-edge technology, experts investigate if he burnt the city for the building.
The Lighthouse of Alexandria is one of the world's original Seven Wonders. Experts investigate its many secrets – did it hold a superweapon?
The sunken town of Baiae remains frozen in time, lying on the seabed of the Bay of Naples. Now, marine archaeologists investigate its fascinating secrets.
Thermopylae was the site of an iconic ancient battle. Legend says that in 480BC, 300 Spartan warriors died there – experts reconstruct the lost battlefield.
The Dead Sea Scrolls in Israel are the oldest biblical texts. New discoveries might finally reveal the hidden meaning behind these manuscripts.
The ‘Iceman' is the world's oldest and most perfectly preserved mummy. Cutting-edge forensic technology may unearth the mummy's darkest secrets.
The underground bunker of Adolf Hitler is home to some of the greatest secrets of the Nazi regime. Experts use cutting-edge technology to uncover new evidence.
The World Trade Centre's iconic twin towers were an engineering marvel. Experts use pioneering technology to examine their secret history.
What caused the Nazi aircraft to explode into a giant ball of fire over New Jersey in 1937? Experts use cutting-edge technology to investigate the event.
Pyramids in the deserts of Sudan are the ruins of a powerful lost civilisation that rivalled Egypt. However, why are the pyramids there and who built them?
Cutting-edge technology is helping experts investigate the Bermuda triangle. Using new techniques, they search for evidence of aliens on the ocean floor.
Alcatraz is one of the most famous prisons in the world. Experts investigate its remarkable engineering secrets and why it was so hard to escape from.
The Roman Empire built Hadrian's Wall to guard its frontiers; new discoveries reveal who the Romans were trying to keep out with this 72-mile-long megastructure.
With special access to a hi-tech archaeological investigation, experts reveal why Egypt's Black Pyramid collapsed before its pharaoh was buried there.
Archaeological investigations unearth the secrets of the long-lost city. New evidence reveals what Babylon looked like and what caused its downfall.
The Leaning Tower of Pisa is one of the world's most iconic buildings, but why does it lean? Investigators uncover the reasons for its tilt.
New discoveries on a strange Mediterranean island might offer new clues in the hunt for Atlantis. Experts reveal the apocalyptic event that destroyed it.
The infamous gunfight at the O.K. Corral only lasted 30 seconds. Now, experts use cutting-edge technology to uncover the mystery surrounding the event.
Saqqara is the site of the first pyramid – the Step Pyramid of Djoser. Experts use cutting-edge technology to explore why the Egyptians built pyramids.
When Pompeii was destroyed by an apocalyptic volcano, another town was destroyed, too – Herculaneum. It is one of history's most perfectly preserved towns.
New discoveries at the lost city of Jericho offer fresh evidence about the biblical battle that brought its impregnable walls down.
Experts use cutting-edge technology to investigate a lost city buried in the Sahara. Archaeologists are uncovering the city's forgotten ruins and dark secrets.
The Tower of Babel is one of the most famous stories of the Bible. Archaeologists use new technology to uncover how engineers could have built it.
Mount Rushmore is one of North America's most iconic landmarks. Experts use cutting-edge technology to reveal what lies beneath the rock.
Troy is the legendary lost city at the centre of the Trojan War, but its existence was never confirmed. New cutting-edge technology explores the ancient myth.
A cutting-edge archaeological investigation uses hi-tech methods to scan the ocean floor in search of sunken sphinxes, temples, and shipwrecks.
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