• Secrets of the Dead -- Bombing Auschwitz
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    S18 E2: Bombing Auschwitz
    Join historians, survivors and experts as they consider one of the great moral ...
    Join historians, survivors and experts as they consider one of the great moral dilemmas of the 20th century. Should the Allies have risked killing Auschwitz prisoners and bombed the camp to stop ...
    Air Date 1/21/2020
    0:55:21
  • Secrets of the Dead -- Galileo's Moon
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    S18 E1: Galileo's Moon
    Join experts as they uncover the truth behind the find of the century; an ...
    Join experts as they uncover the truth behind the find of the century; an alleged proof copy of Galileo’s “Sidereus Nuncius” with the astronomer’s signature and seemingly original watercolor ...
    Air Date 7/2/2019
    0:55:03
  • Secrets of the Dead -- World War Speed
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    S17 E5: World War Speed
    Follow historian James Holland on his quest to understand how the use of ...
    Follow historian James Holland on his quest to understand how the use of amphetamines affected the course of World War II and unleashed the first pharmacological arms race.
    Air Date 6/25/2019
    0:55:41
  • Secrets of the Dead -- Egypt's Darkest Hour
    S17 E4: Egypt's Darkest Hour
    The discovery of a rare mass grave with the bones of nearly 60 people outside ...
    The discovery of a rare mass grave with the bones of nearly 60 people outside Luxor sends archaeologists on a quest to find out who the remains belong to, why they were buried the way they were and ...
    Air Date 4/3/2019
    0:55:11
  • Secrets of the Dead -- King Arthur's Lost Kingdom
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    S17 E3: King Arthur's Lost Kingdom
    Uncover new archaeological evidence rewriting our understanding of the Dark Ages ...
    Uncover new archaeological evidence rewriting our understanding of the Dark Ages in 5th– and 6th-century Britain that might also explain the legend of King Arthur.
    Air Date 3/27/2019
    0:55:41
  • Secrets of the Dead -- The Nero Files
    S16 E6: The Nero Files
    Take a closer look at the life and legend of Nero, the infamous Roman emperor, ...
    Take a closer look at the life and legend of Nero, the infamous Roman emperor, as a forensic profiler attempts to find out what history may have gotten wrong about his alleged tyranny.
    Air Date 2/20/2019
    0:55:11
  • Secrets of the Dead -- The Woman in the Iron Coffin
    S16 E5: The Woman in the Iron Coffin
    Follow a team of forensic experts as they investigate the preserved remains of a ...
    Follow a team of forensic experts as they investigate the preserved remains of a young African American woman from 19th century New York and reveal the little-known story of early America’s free ...
    Air Date 10/3/2018
    0:55:11
  • Secrets of the Dead -- Hannibal in the Alps
    S17 E2: Hannibal in the Alps
    Follow a team of experts as they solve the enduring mystery of exactly where ...
    Follow a team of experts as they solve the enduring mystery of exactly where Hannibal and his troops crossed the Alps to launch a surprise attack on Rome.
    Air Date 4/10/2018
    0:55:11
  • Secrets of the Dead -- Scanning the Pyramids
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    S17 E1: Scanning the Pyramids
    Following the publication of Nature‘s article acknowledging the greatest ...
    Following the publication of Nature‘s article acknowledging the greatest discovery in Egypt’s Khufu pyramid for more than 1,000 years, THIRTEEN’s Secrets of the Dead: Scanning the Pyramids will ...
    Air Date 1/24/2018
    0:55:11
  • Secrets of the Dead -- Secrets of Spanish Florida
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    Secrets of Spanish Florida
    Secrets of Spanish Florida – A Secrets of the Dead Special uncovers one story ...
    Secrets of Spanish Florida – A Secrets of the Dead Special uncovers one story of America’s past that never made it into textbooks. Follow some of America’s leading archaeologists, maritime ...
    Air Date 12/26/2017
    1:54:41
  • Secrets of the Dead -- Leonardo, The Man Who Saved Science
    S16 E4: Leonardo, The Man Who Saved Science
    Leonardo da Vinci is well known for his inventions as well as his art. But new ...
    Leonardo da Vinci is well known for his inventions as well as his art. But new evidence shows that many of his ideas were realized long before he sketched them out in his notebooks — some even 1,700 ...
    Air Date 4/5/2017
    0:55:11
  • Secrets of the Dead -- Nero’s Sunken City
    S16 E3: Nero’s Sunken City
    Explore some iconic historical moments while debunking long-held myths and ...
    Explore some iconic historical moments while debunking long-held myths and shining new light on past events. Advances in investigative techniques, forensic science and historical scholarship offer new ...
    Air Date 3/29/2017
    0:55:11
  • Secrets of the Dead -- Van Gogh’s Ear
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    S16 E2: Van Gogh’s Ear
    The moment when Vincent van Gogh looked into a mirror, held up a blade and cut ...
    The moment when Vincent van Gogh looked into a mirror, held up a blade and cut into his own ear defines his turbulent life and art. But what did he really do on the night of December 23, 1888, in the ...
    Air Date 12/14/2016
    0:55:09
  • Secrets of the Dead -- Graveyard of the Giant Beasts
    S15 E6: Graveyard of the Giant Beasts
    A mining operation in Cerrejon, Northern Colombia, opened a window onto a ...
    A mining operation in Cerrejon, Northern Colombia, opened a window onto a previously unknown period of the earth’s history and a world teeming with giant creatures emerged. The biggest of all was ...
    Air Date 11/2/2016
    0:55:10
  • Secrets of the Dead -- After Stonehenge
    S16 E1: After Stonehenge
    Explore the charred remains of a 3,000-year old English settlement that’s ...
    Explore the charred remains of a 3,000-year old English settlement that’s shedding new light on the ancient history of the western world. Working in secret inside a quarry, experts have less than a ...
    Air Date 10/26/2016
    0:55:10
  • Secrets of the Dead -- Teotihuacán’s Lost Kings
    S15 E5: Teotihuacán’s Lost Kings
    Follow a team of scientists exploring royal tombs beneath the ancient Mexican ...
    Follow a team of scientists exploring royal tombs beneath the ancient Mexican city of Teotihuacán. After decades of research,these imperial burial chambers may reveal clues about the long-lost ...
    Air Date 5/24/2016
    0:54:51
  • Secrets of the Dead -- Cleopatra’s Lost Tomb
    S15 E4: Cleopatra’s Lost Tomb
    Learn about the legendary queen Cleopatra, who ruled the Egyptian empire. Will ...
    Learn about the legendary queen Cleopatra, who ruled the Egyptian empire. Will an amateur archaeologist’s theory reveal where the queen’s lost tomb is hidden?
    Air Date 5/17/2016
    0:53:31
  • Secrets of the Dead -- The Alcatraz Escape
    S15 E3: The Alcatraz Escape
    Using innovative, 3D-modelling technology, scientists set out to prove whether ...
    Using innovative, 3D-modelling technology, scientists set out to prove whether it’s possible three inmates were able to survive one of the most daring prison escapes on record.
    Air Date 3/29/2016
    0:55:10
  • Secrets of the Dead -- Jamestown’s Dark Winter
    S15 E2: Jamestown’s Dark Winter
    Archaeologists have been excavating in Jamestown for more than 20 years. In ...
    Archaeologists have been excavating in Jamestown for more than 20 years. In April 2012, a team of Historic Jamestowne archeologists discovered something surprising. In the trash layer of a cellar, ...
    Air Date 11/24/2015
    0:54:41
  • Secrets of the Dead -- Vampire Legend
    S15 E1: Vampire Legend
    Follow scientists as they uncover “deviant” burials dating back to medieval ...
    Follow scientists as they uncover “deviant” burials dating back to medieval England, pointing to a belief that the dead could rise from their graves. Predating Eastern European legend, these ...
    Air Date 10/27/2015
    0:54:41
  • Secrets of the Dead -- The Real Trojan Horse
    S14 E3: The Real Trojan Horse
    The Trojan Horse… It was the ultimate sneak attack, bringing a city that would ...
    The Trojan Horse… It was the ultimate sneak attack, bringing a city that would withstood nine years of battle to its knees. But was it simply a work of fiction? Or did the Greeks really trick the ...
    Air Date 10/13/2015
    0:54:40