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Episode of Time Scanners

St. Paul's Cathedral

Season 1, Episode 2 of 6
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Structural engineer Steve Burrows takes his team of laser-scanning experts to St Paul's Cathedral in the heart of London. They venture inside the majestic dome to explore its groundbreaking three-part structure; determine how the cathedral's architect, Sir Christopher Wren, overcame unstable foundations and immense structural forces to support his dome; and investigate how the cathedral survived a direct hit by a German bomb during the London Blitz. The laser scans produce genuine revelations and give the team new insight into this iconic architectural masterpiece.

Previously Aired

day time channel
7/8/2014 8 p.m. PBS HD
7/9/2014 1 a.m. PBS HD
7/9/2014 1 p.m. PBS HD

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