Discover what it took to build the largest and most sophisticated radio telescope on the planet. This engineering colossus will help astronomers explore galaxies and planets billions of light years away, and might help discover extraterrestrial life.
An ambitious engineering project remade the famous Panama Canal. Billions of dollars were spent to move millions of cubic tons of earth, and ultimately, the canal will be able to accommodate the biggest ships in the world.
Find out what it took to build the largest ship in the world, the Pioneering Spirit. This 900,000-ton behemoth can install oil pipelines in the world's deepest waters and features state-of-the art thrusters and mammoth lifting beams.
A look inside a state-of-the-art research base located in Antarctica, the coldest continent on Earth. Halley VI is built atop giant skis on a floating ice shelf, helping scientists brave the dangers of this extreme environment.
A look at what it took to build one of the most ambitious rail projects in history, London's Crossrail. This staggering feat will span over 73 miles and transport 200 million people a year around one of the world's biggest cities.
The inside story of what it took to build the world's tallest freestanding tower, the Tokyo Skytree. This record-breaking marvel faces some of the most deadly disasters on the planet and must brave earthquakes and high winds.
The International Space Station is the most expensive engineering project ever attempted, and the result is a masterpiece of modern ingenuity. This incredible vessel pushes the boundaries of space exploration.
The US Navy is the largest sea force on the planet and their new, groundbreaking Littoral Combat Ships are the fastest combat ships in its fleet. These innovative warships can travel at over 40 knots per hour in shallow water.
The Tesla car factory is one of the largest and most innovative factories in the world. This state-of-the-art facility is home to high-tech robots that work around-the-clock to produce thousands of cutting-edge electric cars.
The world's largest aircraft combines the latest in technology and engineering to dwarf everything else in the skies. This marvel can stay airborne for five days and land anywhere in world, whether on land or at sea.
The Perdido Oil Platform is one of the most advanced feats in modern engineering, producing 100,000 barrels of oil each day. This mammoth structure is as tall as the Eiffel tower and stays afloat in the deep waters.