Category “Mystery”

UFO: Great Balls of Light

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 the results of extensive research that geological experts have conducted, producing fascinating new scientific...

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Mystery of the Murdered Saints

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’ve been hidden away … until now. Can science prove that these are a man and woman who were brutally executed by the Romans in the fight against a growing Christian...

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Figures in Chalk

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...

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Secret Map of Britain

Mark Thomas investigates why parts of the UK are fenced off, and in some cases not even shown on any...

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The Abandoned Marsh: Landscape Mysteries

A trip to the bleak Romney Marsh is where Aubrey finds himself and he searches for clues to a haunting and empty landscape that humans colonised then...

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Britains Closest Encounters: Berwyn Mountain Mystery

The opening instalment looks at an incident dubbed the ‘Welsh Roswell’. In 1974, locals near the Berwyn mountain range experienced an earthquake and reported seeing green lights in the sky. Some have claimed that a UFO crashed into the mountain and that the government has tried to cover up the...

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History’s Mysteries: The Inquisition

This installment of the “History’s Mysteries” series reveals the myths surrounding one of the darkest events in the history of man and religion — the inquisition of thousands of “unbelievers” at the hands of the Catholic Church. Relying on evidence uncovered when the Vatican opened its libraries to select scholars — and on the opinions of the scholars themselves — this compelling program brings a wealth of little-known facts to...

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Lost Nuke

Examine the mystery of the 1950 crash off the B.C. coast of a U.S. Air Force bomber carrying a nuclear bomb; the Air Force’s official version of events does not fit with the actual location where the crashed plane was...

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That’s Impossible

A series examining seemingly impossible stories and inventions from history, and the technology that could turn science fiction into reality. Each episode has a to do list, which means that if this technology were to be perfected, it would have to do certain things on the list. That’s Impossible also mentions previous attempts or possible accomplishments of said technology. Invisibility Cloaks. The power of true invisibility may now be possible. This episode investigates classified reports that the British military recently tested an invisible battle tank using meta-materials, Jasper...

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