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If We Built It Today: Resurrecting The Titanic (S2EP4 Science Sun 18 Apr 2021)



Resurrecting The Titanic: The Titanic pushed the boundaries of engineering and luxury like never before, but it's also the most well-known disaster; experts use cutting-edge tech to discover if a modern vessel of equal opulence could be successfully built for the sea today. 

Airdate: Sun 18 Apr 2021 at 22:00 on Science

Season 2 Episode 4

The Great Pyramid of Giza, the Colosseum, the Great Wall of China, the Notre Dame Cathedral. What would it take to build these remarkable super structures today? How long would it take? How much would it cost? How many workers would we need? In our modern era of glass and steel, could we even pull it off? If We Built It Today talks to architects, historians, engineers, and builders to find out if we could use modern day innovations to recreate these iconic masterpieces, or if fundamental techniques have been lost to time.