Re: Ancient Ships - Underwater Dream Michine (PBS/Nova Link)
- If this isn't the first time aired, a complete transcript should be
at PBS within 2 weeks of air time.
--- In email@example.com, "james m. clark
jr." <jameyboy@...> wrote:
> Hey Ya'll,
> Mmm I knew there was something I wanted to watch, maybe it'll come
> on again soon.
> At any rate, I did catch on PBS, a Nova program documentating a
> newly desigined submarine for exploration that doesn't need to be
> lanched from another ship, which tends to be costly, however,
> unlimited funds wasn't an option, and they built it in about 3yrs
> with a max budget of a mere $2,000,000.00 which passed ABS
> standards. The craft holds 4 to 6 passangers and get this, the
> view is 360' in transparent plastic shell.
> Not bad for a few visionary friends of Captian Nemo. A good idea
> also suggested to help raise funds for projects by giving tours.ancient
> be well,
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Susan"
> <beldingenglish@> wrote:
> > All,
> > TV progamming probably differs across the country, but History
> > tonight (Tues, 4/03) in C. Wisconsin shows 8:00 PM (Central:
> > "Ancient Discoveries: Ships.
> > Lurking beneath Lake Nemi's blue waters lay the titans of Roman
> > engineering--the Nemi Ships. Titanic luxury liners of the
> > world, they held inventions lost for thousands of years. But whyprise
> > they built? Were they Caligula's notorious floating pleasure
> > rife with excess and debauchery? Flagships of a giant sea force?
> > took Mussolini's obsession with all things Roman to finally
> > two wrecks from the depths of Lake Nemi near Rome. Using an
> > Roman waterway, he drained the lake and rescued the ships, an
> > accomplishment captured on film that we access to illustrate
> > astounding story. Sophisticated ancient technology discovered inShips
> > boats transformed the understanding of Roman engineering
> > Yet by 1944, the adventure had turned sour and the retreating
> > army torched the boats. We reveal the mysteries of the Nemi
> > the ancient technology that made them possible."
> > Daily History Channel Schedule:
> > http://www.history.com/schedule.do?action=daily