Secrets of the Dead

Secrets of the Dead

Ben Franklin's Bones

Human skeletal remains found in the basement of Ben Franklin's British residence may have been used for science. (60 minutes)

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UPCOMING EPISODES

Thu, 7/9 at 3:00 pm on Austin PBS HDTV

The Woman in the Iron Coffin

Construction workers uncover the remains of a woman in an abandoned lot in Queens, N.Y., buried in an expensive iron coffin. (60 minutes)

Thu, 7/9 at 4:00 pm on Austin PBS HDTV

Viking Warrior Queen

Swedish archaeologists prove through a DNA study that remains found in the burial chamber of a Viking warrior in 1878 are that of a woman -- not a man. (60 minutes)

Fri, 7/10 at 2:00 am on Austin PBS HDTV

Viking Warrior Queen

Swedish archaeologists prove through a DNA study that remains found in the burial chamber of a Viking warrior in 1878 are that of a woman -- not a man. (60 minutes)

Sun, 7/12 at 1:59 pm on Q

King Arthur's Lost Kingdom

Archaeological evidence suggests that the legend of King Arthur began in a 5th-century trading village following the departure of the Romans. (60 minutes)

Sun, 7/12 at 2:59 pm on Q

Galileo's Moon

Using observations of the Earth's moons and Jupiter's moons, Galileo's "Sidereus Nuncius" proves Earth is not the center of the universe. (60 minutes)

Sun, 7/12 at 3:00 pm on Austin PBS HDTV

Viking Warrior Queen

Swedish archaeologists prove through a DNA study that remains found in the burial chamber of a Viking warrior in 1878 are that of a woman -- not a man. (60 minutes)

Wed, 7/15 at 9:00 pm on Austin PBS HDTV

Egypt's Darkest Hour

A look into what took down the Egyptian Empire. (60 minutes)