Secrets of the Dead

What happened to this young Jamestown colonist?

Archaeologists excavating the site of an early American colony discovered something alarming: the remains of a young woman dating back to 1609. She was one of the colonists of the infamous Jamestown, an early settlement where provisions quickly dwindled during the first winter in the new world. PBS Secrets of the Dead has the extraordinary […]

SciTech Now Episode 208

In this episode of SciTech Now, archaeology moves underwater as researchers discover clues from the past; planetary physicist Phil Metzger on the New Horizons flyby over Pluto; one southern California couple is going to extreme measures to revolutionize the physical therapy industry; and PBS Secrets of the Dead has the extraordinary story of a young […]

Secrets of the Dead: The Real Trojan Horse

The tale of the Trojan Horse is one of the most captivating stories in Greek mythology. Since the Nineteenth Century discovery of the site of Troy in modern day Turkey, historians have searched tirelessly for the truth behind this world famous myth. PBS Secrets of the Dead investigates the real possibility that a Trojan Horse could have been used to trick Troy into defeat.