Eight years after his death, it remains a mystery exactly what killed the longtime Palestinian leader. Tests conducted in Paris found no obvious traces of poison in Arafat’s system. Rumors abound about what might have killed him – cancer, cirrhosis of the liver, even allegations that he was infected with HIV. Tests have revealed that Arafat’s final personal belongings – his clothes, his toothb
On the evening of September 2, 1998, a Swissair MD-11 jet bound from New York to Geneva diverted to Halifax, Nova Scotia, after the crew smelled smoke in the cockpit. Just minutes from the airport, Flight 111 plunged into the ocean, killing all 229 people aboard. “Crash of Flight 111″ tells the behind-the-scenes story of the quest for the cause of this tragic accident. NOVA was given unpreceden
Seven years ago, on his third trip to the Black Sea, Dr. Robert Ballard discovered a miraculously well-preserved Byzantine shipwreck, but his team could only take pictures. Now, Ballard returns with state-of-the-art technology and a revolutionary $1.5 million robot known as “Hercules” to excavate two shipwrecks for the first time ever, including one of the most pristine ancient vessels ever found.
"Project Redlight I and II were the very first videos produced about Area 51, also known as Dreamland. Contains more information than any other production. A historic classic video unlike anything else you have ever seen. " - From the p
The Baltic Sea claimed 852 people’s lives by drowning and freezing them to death in the 8 degree C cold water. Only 95 bodies were ever recovered. The wreck of the Estonia was not salvaged, but sealed, covered in sand and declared an official burial ground. The 150 metre long Estonia left the Estonian capital Tallin and sailed into a raging Baltic Sea. Unlike the other car ferries on the route,
Exposed: Ireland’s Secret Cults!’ takes a close look at a number of cults operating right here in Ireland. The first of these cults is Christiana Gallagher’s House of Prayer in Achill Co. Mayo. We go undercover to examine the source of her seemingly lavish life style and look at the credibility of some of her “God given” predictions about the future of the world, as well as those running ‘The Hous
Great balls of light challenges the widespread perception that UFO reports are either hoaxes or genuine alien contacts. It shows how natural phenomena, top secret technology, altered states of the mind and mythology all provide much more plausible explanations. Is there a connection between our planets earthquakes and the fireballs that are so often reported as UFOs? This documentary examines t
For the first time, the Catholic Church is allowing scientific experts and historians to openly test the veracity of the remains of reported saints. National Geographic has exclusive access to the forensic investigation. Deep in the crypt below the Cathedral of Reggio Emilia lie a set of bones believed to be those of two ancient saints, Chrysanthus and Daria. For more than 1,500 years they’
Aubrey Manning visits the chalk hills of England to investigate their origins and along with a team of archeologists from Reading University try to establish a date in which they were produced.