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Teotihuacan's Lost Kings (#1504) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Follow a team of scientists exploring royal tombs beneath the ancient Mexican city of Teotihuacan. After decades of research, these imperial burial chambers may reveal clues about the long-lost Teotihuacan culture and its mysterious people.

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  • KQED World: Mon, Sep 24, 2018 -- 2:00am Remind me
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The Woman in the Iron Coffin (#1605) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Follow a team of forensic experts as they investigate the preserved remains of a young African American woman from 19th century New York and reveal the little-known story of early America's free black communities.

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Oct 3, 2018 -- 10:00pm Remind me
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Leonardo, The Man Who Saved Science (#1604) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Leonardo da Vinci is well known for his inventions as well as his art. But new evidence shows that many of his ideas were realized long before he sketched them out in his notebooks - some even 1,700 years before. Was Leonardo a copycat?

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Van Gogh's Ear (#1602) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

The night when Vincent van Gogh cut his own ear defines his turbulent life and art. Generations have theorized about what really happened on December 23, 1888, in the French town of Arles, but no one has been clear on the details-until now.

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  • KQED World: Thu, Oct 11, 2018 -- 3:00pm Remind me
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The Alcatraz Escape (#1503) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

The three convicts who escaped Alcatraz in rafts in 1962 were swept out to sea and drowned, according to conventional wisdom. Now, a team of scientists believes the escapees could have made it to dry land-but only if they left at a specific time.

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  • KQED World: Thu, Oct 18, 2018 -- 3:00pm Remind me
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Vampire Legend (#1501) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG-V (Secondary audio: none)

Follow scientists as they uncover "deviant" burials dating back to medieval England, pointing to a belief that the dead could rise from their graves. Predating Eastern European legend, these discoveries force a re-examination of modern vampire lore.

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