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WWI: Finding the Lost Battalions

In 2009, 250 unknown soldiers from a First World War battle were discovered in mass graves in France. Can 21st century science give them back their identities?

WW2 Lost Battalions

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Finding Life Beyond Earth

A two-hour special showcasing the most incredible new extra terrestrial discoveries emerging through probes, telescopes, laboratories and field work around the world.

Life Beyond Earth

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Infested

Unearthing real life horror stories of homes crawling with critters, overrun with rodents and plagued by pests hazardous to your health… and sanity.

Infested

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Roman Villa

Can six modern day builders, stripped of modern technology, build an authentic Roman villa, using only tools and materials known to the Romans, and a 25BC building manual?

Roman Villa

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Space Tourism

We're taking you on an amazing journey, to reveal the cutting edge science that might make vacations in space, and travel to distant planets and solar systems, possible for us all in the future.

Space Tourism

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Cruise Ship Disaster: Inside the Concordia

Eyewitness accounts of the tragedy of the sinking Concordia.

Concordia

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The Space Shuttle’s Last Flight

The story of the space shuttle - it's triumphs and disasters - and the dream of building an affordable and reusable spacecraft.

Space Shuttle

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Tornado Rampage 2011

In just three days in April 2011, over 300 tornadoes battered the US in one of the most extreme weather events in history - killing hundreds, and destroying nearly everything in their wake.

Tornado Rampage

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Curiosity: The Devil’s Triangle

The Bermuda Triangle: A vast stretch of ocean where ships disappear without trace and planes vanish into thin air. This is a fable that continues to grip our imagination and feed our fears.

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Earth from Space

An epic quest to discover the invisible forces and processes that sustain life on our planet and, for the first time, to see them in action in vivid detail.

Earth from Space

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Falklands’ Most Daring Raid

The heroic story of how a crumbling, Cold War Vulcan flew the then longest range bombing mission in history and how a WW2 vintage bomb changed the outcome of the Falklands War.

Falklands

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How the Bismarck Sank HMS Hood

The "Mighty" Hood was the pride of the British Navy – revered around world...

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