Season 41

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First Man on the Moon

He risked his life for the nation and became a world icon, but who was Neil Armstrong?

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First Man on the Moon

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Emperor's Ghost Army

Explore the buried clay warriors, chariots, and bronze weapons of China’s first emperor.

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Emperor's Ghost Army

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Ben Franklin's Balloons

Experts recreate the French's daring first manned flights, which Franklin had chronicled.

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Ben Franklin's Balloons

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Vaccines—Calling the Shots

Examine the science behind vaccinations and the risks of opting out.

Vaccines—Calling the Shots

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Why Sharks Attack

Will analyzing the hunting instincts of this endangered predator reduce deadly attacks?

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Why Sharks Attack

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Killer Typhoon

What made Haiyan so destructive, and how can we prepare for the next monster storm?

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Killer Typhoon

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Zeppelin Terror Attack

Discover how Germany’s Zeppelins rained fiery terror on London in World War I.

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Zeppelin Terror Attack

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Alien Planets Revealed

Are we alone—and if not, what might the inhabitants of far-flung worlds look like?

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