Schedule banner

Time Scanners

This series uses cutting-edge 3D laser-scanning technology to put history's building wonders to the test, unlocking the secrets of how the world's most iconic engineering creations were constructed. Leading the quest is Steve Burrows, one of the world's leading structural engineers. Burrows is joined by laser-scanning experts from the Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies at the University of Arkansas. With unprecedented access, they explore, scan and digitally analyze some of mankind's most awe-inspiring architectural achievements uncovering just how good the engineers of the ancient world really were. Locations include the Colosseum, Petra, Machu Picchu, St. Paul's Cathedral, the Pyramids and . . .

Visit the Time Scanners website

Episode Description
Friday, Oct 13, 2017 - 1:00 PM    "Colosseum" The team uses incredible new laser-scanning technology to uncover the engineering secrets behind ancient Rome's Colosseum. How did the Romans produce some of the most impressive gladiatorial games ever seen in Europe? How did the Colosseum's mysterious roof really work? Finally, how does the mighty Colosseum perform in state of the art computer testing against the sports stadiam of the 21st century? Part 4 of 6 G
Show is TVPG Show Is Closed Captioned

More Time Scanners on WORLD (MT)
Friday, Oct 13, 2017 - 1:00 PM "Colosseum" (WORLD)
Show is TVPG Show Is Closed Captioned
Friday, Oct 13, 2017 - 2:00 PM "Jerusalem" (WORLD)
Show is TVPG Show Is Closed Captioned
Idaho PTV Homepage Idaho PTV Homepage