Airdate: Impossible Engineering

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If you are fascinated by the feats of engineering then next week Discovery Science has the perfect six part series for you, Impossible Engineering.

Behind every seemingly impossible marvel of modern engineering is a cast of historic trailblazers who designed new building techniques, took risks on untested materials and revolutionised their field.

Impossible Engineering uncovers the cutting-edge engineering techniques and history behind the world’s pioneering mega-structures.

Discover how improbable feats of engineering were accomplished from the three kilometre-long bridge in Greece to the startling Shanghai Tower – and all the obstacles faced along the way!

Behind every impossible marvel of modern engineering is a cast of historic trailblazers who changed the world, constructing giants and beating all the records.

Each episode details how giant structures, record-beating buildings, warships and space crafts are built and work. How would these modern day creations ever have existed without the historical work of their ancestors? Interviews with their great advocates bring engineering history to life and retell how these incredible accomplishments shaped the modern world.

Tuesdays from 16 February at 7:30pm on Discovery Science.

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