Season 35, Episode 3 Secrets of the Parthenon
First Aired: January 29, 2008
An examination of the Greek government's restoration of the Parthenon, which dates back some 25 centuries ago, and the secrets it has unveiled about how the temple was built. Included: remarks from Acropolis Restoration Project architect Manolis Korres; University of Florida art history professor Barbara Barletta; University of Bath architecture and civil engineering lecturer Mark Wilson Jones; and University of Pennsylvania Greco-Roman architecture expert Lothar Haselberger.
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- Premiered: March 3, 1974
- Rating: None
- Premise: PBS's premier science-documentary series, which has won six Peabody Awards and more than 20 Emmys (four in 2002 alone) since its 1974 debut. `Nova' clearly, and often engagingly, `demystifies' a vast range of science, technology and history topics---past a… (more)