Amazing Underground Secrets
This eye-catching 3-part series explores the wonders that lie hidden below the planet's surface. It's a world of surprising, dramatic, awe-inspiring and sometimes magical things, from underground telescopes to crystal caves, from meandering tunnels to massive caverns to whole cities. Getting there is only part of the challenge; returning safely is a feat in itself.
Amazing Underground Secrets Previous Broadcasts
Secrets & Treasures (Episode #102H)
KQED 9: Wed, Jul 23, 2014 -- 11:00 PM
The underground world is one of secrets, ideal for hiding everything from misdeeds to the world's greatest works of art. This program reveals some of the most exciting discoveries of buried treasure - then takes us to another kind of secret, the sort that governments like to hide, not just from their enemies, but from their own people. From ancient history right up to the present day, the underground world is the first choice for those seeking concealment.
- KQED World: Sun, Jul 27, 2014 -- 5:00 PM
- KQED Life: Sat, Jul 26, 2014 -- 4:00 AM
- KQED Life: Fri, Jul 25, 2014 -- 10:00 PM
- KQED 9: Thu, Jul 24, 2014 -- 5:00 AM
Natural Wonders (Episode #101H)
KQED 9: Wed, Jul 16, 2014 -- 11:00 PM
Much of the underground world is carved by nature; many of its greatest treasures are the result of elemental processes as old as the planet itself. We haven't been slow to make use of these extraordinary and dramatic spaces - they provide us with a record of our earliest history, if we know where to look. But it's a dangerous, often threatening realm, with its dark caverns, narrow environments and rushing water. Far from the light of day we join intrepid underground explorers as they push back the boundaries, make amazing discoveries and share sights of remarkable beauty.
- KQED Life: Sat, Jul 19, 2014 -- 4:00 AM
- KQED Life: Fri, Jul 18, 2014 -- 10:00 PM
- KQED 9: Thu, Jul 17, 2014 -- 5:00 AM