The incredible engineering stories behind three iconic ancient buildings: the Colosseum, the Great Pyramid of Giza and Chartres Cathedral. We tell the history of the people who built them: where they came from, how they lived, and how they managed to erect some of the greatest structures ever built by man. Using ground-breaking computer graphics and dramatic construction, this series shows in intimate detail how these buildings were conceived and constructed in an age before modern technology.

Ancient Megastructures - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2011-03-26

Ancient Megastructures - Astronomical engineering - Netflix

Another meaning is “Engineering of astronomical instruments” Engineering on an astronomical scale, or astronomical engineering, i.e., engineering involving operations with whole astronomical objects (planets, stars, etc.), is a known theme in science fiction, as well as a matter of recent scientific research and exploratory engineering. In Kardashev scale, Type II and Type III civilizations can harness energy on the required scale.

Ancient Megastructures - See also - Netflix

Planetary engineering Terraforming Stellar engineering Megascale engineering Space manufacturing

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