Impossible Engineering

October 2020
1:00:00

Series 3, Episode 5 - Tokyo Skytree

4.0 4 x
The 634m Tokyo Skytree is the world's tallest free-standing tower. How has this incredible structure been built to survive high winds and earthquakes? Find out.
50:00

Series 5, Episode 14 - South-North Water Diversion

4.0 2 x
Chinese authorities attempt a huge infrastructure project as they try to move vast amounts of water from the wet south of the country to the dry north.
1:10:00

Series 5, Episode 13 - 111 W. 57th Street

4.0 2 x
The skinniest skyscraper on earth is being built in New York City. Can engineers find a way to build this ultra-tall slender building?
1:00:00

Series 3, Episode 4 - Crossrail

3.0 2 x
London's newest rail network is a project of staggering proportions, with 10,000 personnel working across 40 sites and on 118km of track. Hear the story of Crossrail.
1:00:00

Series 3, Episode 3 - 500m Aperture Telescope

3.0 1 x
The Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope, or FAST, is the world's largest radio telescope. Hear how history's pioneers made it all possible.
55:00

Series 3, Episode 4 - Crossrail

3.0 1 x
London's newest rail network is a project of staggering proportions, with 10,000 personnel working across 40 sites and on 118km of track. Hear the story of Crossrail.
1:00:00

Series 3, Episode 3 - 500m Aperture Telescope

4.0 1 x
The Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope, or FAST, is the world's largest radio telescope. Hear how history's pioneers made it all possible.
50:00

Series 3, Episode 4 - Crossrail

4.0 3 x
London's newest rail network is a project of staggering proportions, with 10,000 personnel working across 40 sites and on 118km of track. Hear the story of Crossrail.
1:10:00

Series 3, Episode 3 - 500m Aperture Telescope

3.0 6 x
The Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope, or FAST, is the world's largest radio telescope. Hear how history's pioneers made it all possible.
1:00:00

Series 3, Episode 2 - The Pioneering Spirit

4.0 2 x
The world's largest crane ship, the Pioneering Spirit can install oil pipelines in deep waters. Hear about the cutting-edge technology behind this project.
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