Secrets of the Dead

Secrets of the Dead

Leonardo: The Man Who Saved Science

New evidence suggests that many of Leonardo da Vinci's ideas can be traced to other scientists, as far back as 1,700 years. (60 minutes)

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UPCOMING EPISODES

Tue, 1/21 at 8:00 pm on Austin PBS HDTV

Bombing Auschwitz

Upon hearing the stories of two Jewish prisoners who escaped Auschwitz, the Allies consider bombing the Nazi prison camp in an effort to save lives in the future. (60 minutes)

Tue, 1/21 at 8:59 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. (56 minutes)

Wed, 1/22 at 12:59 am 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. (56 minutes)

Wed, 1/22 at 3:00 am on Austin PBS HDTV

Bombing Auschwitz

Upon hearing the stories of two Jewish prisoners who escaped Auschwitz, the Allies consider bombing the Nazi prison camp in an effort to save lives in the future. (60 minutes)

Thu, 1/23 at 8:55 pm on Q

Hannibal in the Alps

Explorers, archaeologists and scientists combine technology and ancient texts to prove that Hannibal's army crossed the Alps to launch an attack on Rome. (60 minutes)

Thu, 1/23 at 9:55 pm on Q

The Nero Files

The life and legend of the Roman emperor Nero, including what history may have gotten wrong. (60 minutes)

Thu, 1/23 at 10:55 pm on Q

Nero's Sunken City

Underwater secrets reveal a seaside city where Nero and Julius Caesar once lived. (65 minutes)

Fri, 1/24 at 12:55 am on Q

Hannibal in the Alps

Explorers, archaeologists and scientists combine technology and ancient texts to prove that Hannibal's army crossed the Alps to launch an attack on Rome. (60 minutes)

Fri, 1/24 at 1:55 am on Q

The Nero Files

The life and legend of the Roman emperor Nero, including what history may have gotten wrong. (60 minutes)

Fri, 1/24 at 2:55 am on Q

Nero's Sunken City

Underwater secrets reveal a seaside city where Nero and Julius Caesar once lived. (65 minutes)