Next Episode of Unearthed is
Season 5 / Episode 3 and airs on 29 July 2019 01:00
Unearthed decodes mysteries and combines scientific investigations with CGI animation to reveal the hidden secrets of iconic structures and monuments from around the globe -- ancient and present-day. The show explores how they were designed, built, used, and in some cases, lost and rediscovered. At critical points in each episode, stunning "blow apart" CGI animation deconstructs the structures to reveal hidden anatomy while exploring the secret history of each edifice, immersing us in the age and culture in which they were constructed.Archeologists travel to various parts of the world, in search of ancient secrets of mysterious civilizations. From the tallest pyramids to an underwater city, experts take viewers on an unforgettable journey.Unearthed fuses elements of engineering, history, geology, and archaeology, revealing the deepest secrets of each structure. We'll see the latest technology used to solve mysteries such as how the Parthenon still stands against earthquakes; how sticky rice was used to build the Great Wall of China; and what sacred secret lies beneath the Mayan temples of Chichen Itza.They may be older structures, but scientists and archaeologists use the latest technology including LiDAR scanning, X-ray imaging, carbon dating, and 3D printing techniques to reveal secrets of the past in ways that weren't possible before. Unearthed shows the future of science and technology are key to understanding our past, and without these developments, we wouldn't be able to unravel some of the world's greatest mysteries.
Deep in the jungle, the lost city of Tikal holds the dark secrets of the Maya, and now, a new investigation uncovers how it grew into a megacity home to 100,000 people, and why it was mysteriously abandoned.
New discoveries at a strange prehistoric site reveal the dark secrets and rituals of the mysterious people who built the world's largest stone circle, Avebury in England, three times bigger than Stonehenge, and just as enigmatic.
The Nazca Lines are mysterious, alien-looking symbols carved into the remote Nazca Desert in southern Peru more than a thousand years ago, and new discoveries might finally reveal what these strange images mean and if they explain the disappearance of the people who made them.
The Empire State Building is one of the wonders of the modern world, and cutting-edge tech helps experts explore it like never before, revealing the secrets of its construction and the mysteries hidden deep in its foundation.
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