Season 44, Episode 15 Secrets of the Forbidden City
First Aired: October 18, 2017
The ingenious engineering of Beijing's Forbidden City, the power center of imperial China for nearly 500 years, is examined. Included: How the design of this vast complex of palaces and temples enabled it to survive centuries of earthquake shocks.
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- Premiered: March 3, 1974
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- 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)