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Ancient Discoveries

Some inventions of the classical world equal or surpass modern technology. 

04:00 PM
"Robots"  The robotic inventions found in the mythical texts and how they compare with machines known in the ancient world.  (Repeat) H2
05:00 PM
"Guns 'N Ammo"  Ancient prototypes of the modern gun; an ancient manuscript has a recipe for tracer fire; mega-mortar; the bizarre "wind of the cannonball" phenomenon.  (Repeat) H2
06:00 PM
"Machines of the Gods"  The mix of religion and science.  (Repeat) H2
07:00 PM
"Lost Science of the Bible"  Investigating Bible stories to find if they have basis in scientific fact; determining Goliath's size and considering the technology of the sling David used to fell him; Tower of Babel; levitating a replica of the Ark of the Covenant.  (Repeat) H2
Ancient Discoveries

Historians reveal and discuss evidence of centuries-old theories and prototypes for many contemporary procedures and technologies, like brain surgery and computers.

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