Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010, The Discovery Channel, Atlantic Productions and Arup will present a look at the engineering behind some of the world’s most iconic structures: The Roman Coliseum, Nero’s Palace, The Baths of Caracalla and The Pantheon.

Arup’s Stephen Burrows, CBE leads a team of four experts in decoding these structures: how and why they were built where they were; how they survive and what they can teach the modern engineer and architect.

Repeating particulars:
“Engineering the Impossible: Rome” is scheduled to air at 9 PM, ET/PT on The Science Channel and Dec. 9, 2010 at 9 AM, ET/PT on The Discovery Channel, with repeats scheduled throughout the week. Please check local listings on The Science Channel’s website for more information.

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