Next Episode of Secrets of the Underground is
Season 2 / Episode 5 and airs on 26 November 2017 03:00
Some of the world's most confounding archeological and architectural secrets are located close to home and just beneath our feet. With the recent emergence of cutting-edge technologies such as ground penetrating radar (GPR), LIDAR (Light Detection and Ranging), and 3-D imaging, scientists are now able to research fascinating underworlds of secret tunnel networks, ancient structures, and bizarre geological occurrences that offer glimpses into our history like we've never been able to see before. In the new Science Channel series, Secrets of the Underground, premiering Tuesday, February 14 at 10 PM ET/PT, scientist and tech fanatic Rob Nelson travels the country to investigate long lost, subterranean phenomena. From intricate and forgotten sewers and caves, to lost civilizations and structures, SECRETS OF THE UNDERGROUND looks at all things covert, hidden and unfamiliar. The premiere episode finds Nelson in Louisville, Kentucky, where it's been thought that Al Capone used underground passageways as a secret escape route during Prohibition. And in Washington state, Nelson deploys a series of advanced scanning techniques to try to figure out the origins of thousands of earthen mounds that have baffled scientists for generations. Among the other mysteries that Nelson looks to uncover include the existence of a legendary network of complex tunnels at Alcatraz, long rumored by inmates to be a gateway to freedom; Lake Michigan's "Underwater Stonehenge"; and Pennsylvania's fabled mass grave.
A legendary train filled with stolen Nazi gold is said to be hidden in Poland; using cutting-edge technology, Rob Nelson and Stefan Burns explore deep underneath the earth's surface and in abandoned Nazi tunnels in search of the infamous legend.
Priceless gold and silver artifacts are believed to be in fabled lost Temple Treasures of Jerusalem and King Solomon's hidden mines; with unprecedented access, Rob Nelson and Stefan Burns use the latest technology to search for the legendary treasure.
Nikola Tesla died before he finished a mysterious invention, but the ground beneath his only remaining lab might hold clues; Rob Nelson and Stefan Burns are the first to use cutting-edge tech to investigate Tesla's underground secrets.
A massive supervolcano beneath Naples, Italy, may be on the verge of erupting again, which could have apocalyptic consequences across the planet; Rob Nelson and Stefan Burns use cutting-edge technology to investigate this disturbing new evidence.
New theories claim that the legendary sunken city of Atlantis could have actually been in the Americas; Rob Nelson and Stefan Burns investigate evidence that might shed more light on one of the world's greatest mysteries.
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