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This science and technology documentary TV show premiered in 2015. In this show, seemingly impossible feats of engineering are explored throughout the entire world. Discover how bridges that can withstand hurricane force winds and massive earthquakes are constructed over deep water in an earthquake prone zone in Greece. Learn the ins and outs of the engineering work that is done to construct such seemingly impossible structures.

Science
7 Seasons, 60 Episodes
April 13, 2015
7.2/10
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Impossible Engineering Full Episode Guide

  • The world's tallest and most advanced bridges were built with cutting-edge innovative technology, and behind-the-scenes access reveals how these colossal structures are built.

  • New York City is home to some of the world's greatest engineering marvels, and behind-the-scenes access reveals how engineers build the city's tallest skyscrapers and its most cutting-edge structures.

  • The US Navy features some of the most cutting-edge ships on the planet, and behind-the-scenes access reveals how high tech engineering and the latest science makes such a formidable fleet possible.

  • Advanced military planes.

  • Deadly avalanches and catastrophic flooding are ever-present threats at one of the world's busiest ski resorts, but new technology and cutting-edge construction methods help engineers conquer the elements to keep this mountain-top getaway safe.

  • The world's highest bridge impossibly spans an 1,800-foot chasm known as the Crack in the Earth, and to build this engineering marvel, experts use cutting-edge construction technology that can conquer the deadly cliffs of this rugged environment.

  • A state-of-the-art NATO airplane is one of the most complex surveillance tools in the world, and special access inside this behemoth reveals how cutting-edge engineering and a hi-tech midair refueling system helps its crew defend against security threats.

  • Engineers are racing against the clock to build the world's biggest airport, and using cutting-edge construction methods, experts put the finishing touches on a modern-day marvel that will move 100 million people in and out of Beijing every year.

  • The skinniest skyscraper in the world will soon become New York's third tallest, and using an innovative, gravity-defying design, this colossal megastructure is breaking all the rules of engineering.

  • The F-35 is the most advanced fighter jet on the planet, and special access into the most expensive military program ever reveals how engineers use cutting-edge technology to outfit this 1,200 mile-per-hour aircraft with a state-of-the-art stealth system.

  • A team of engineers are overhauling London's underground infrastructure to build a world-class sewer system, and using cutting-edge tech and the latest construction methods, they work to transform a centuries-old network into a modern-day masterpiece.

  • The man-made islands of Dubai are modern-day engineering marvels that turn the Arabian Sea into high-priced real estate, and today, a team of expert engineers uses cutting-edge technology to build a brand-new city district where there was once only water.

  • Engineers at Virgin are building the world's first hyperloop train system, a high-speed technology that uses magnetic levitation to travel over 600 miles per hour.

  • New York City is building an 11 billion dollar construction project to extend the busy Long Island Railroad, and using brand-new technology, engineers and builders blast bedrock to create a vast tunnel below Grand Central Terminal.

  • Experts use cutting-edge tech and bold engineering to build a record-breaking bridge that spans a deadly chasm in a remote section of the Himalayas. When completed, it will be the world's tallest railway bridge, towering almost 1,200 feet high.

  • When engineers built a cutting-edge railroad to navigate the South American Andes, they use cutting-edge tech and engineering to conquer its deadly heights,and this trailblazing train sets new records on one of the most dangerous routes in the world.

  • Details behind some of the most technically advanced structures are revealed.

  • When engineers built railroads across the swamps of New Orleans, they had to use cutting-edge technology and methods to get it done, and these extreme trains attest to the innovative engineering required to conquer the most challenging water environments.

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