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Modern Marvels

"Aluminum"

Rolling mills; the creation of aluminum foil; aluminum bats.  (Repeat)

Tue 8/4 8:00 AM  HISTORY
Duration: 1 hour
Rated: TV-PG
Documentary, History

Crew:
Charlie Maday (Executive Producer), Gerald w. Abrams (Executive Producer)

8/4/15
07:00 AM
"Drilling"  Tunnel-boring machines; robotic drills; hand-held power drills.  (Repeat) HISTORY
8/4/15
07:00 AM
"Bible Tech"  The use of technology is ever-present in the Bible.  (Repeat) H2
8/4/15
08:00 AM
"Aluminum"  Rolling mills; the creation of aluminum foil; aluminum bats.  (Repeat) HISTORY
8/4/15
09:00 AM
"Inside Your Walls"  A computer-managed home in Colorado showcases the high tech gadgetry destined to inhabit every wall in the future; a network of walls with cutouts and Plexiglas windows reveal how pests and creepy crawlies of all kinds can congregate.  (Repeat) HISTORY
8/4/15
10:00 AM
"Ropes & Chains"  High-flying workers who depend on rope to do their jobs safely; how window washers, rock climbers and bungee jumpers safely use ropes; dockworkers who rely on ropes around the clock; industrial chain links.  (Repeat) HISTORY
8/4/15
11:00 AM
"Crashes"  World-shaking crashes; efforts to make auto racing safer; the latest in motorcycle crash survival equipment; a sky diver survives falling 11,000 feet without a parachute; NASA's asteroid-tracking team; colliding subatomic particles.  (Repeat) HISTORY
8/4/15
12:00 PM
"Super Steam"  Steam power; Jay Leno fires up two steam cars and an 11-ton steam tractor built in 1860; coal-burning boiler; century-old steam locomotive; paddlewheel steamboat.  (Repeat) HISTORY
8/4/15
01:00 PM
"Engines"  Electronic motors make appliances run.  (Repeat) HISTORY
8/5/15
04:00 AM
"Bible Tech"  The use of technology is ever-present in the Bible.  (Repeat) H2
8/6/15
10:00 AM
"The World's Fastest"  The Koenigsegg CCR automobile; the Shanghai Maglev train; motorboat racer Ken Warby and the Spirit of Australia; the Kingda Ka roller coaster; the Holloman High Speed Test Track.  (Repeat) H2
Modern Marvels

Premise
Celebrating ingenuity, invention and imagination on a grand scale, ``Modern Marvels'' tells the amazing stories of the doers, dreamers and sometime-schemers who create everyday items, technological advancements and manmade wonders. The Eiffel Tower, the Statue of Liberty and 1990s technology are just a few of the many topics that have been covered during the long-running series' run.

Crew:
Charlie Maday (Executive Producer) , Gerald w. Abrams (Executive Producer)

Program data from Tribune Media Services, Inc.