Archive for September, 2001

Diamond Mines

Wednesday, September 19th, 2001



Half a mile below the earth’s surface, men mine for rough diamonds–a pure carbon substance. Brilliant when cut and polished, they are marketed as the most precious gem in the world. From the earliest mines of the 4th century BC to today’s technological wonders in South Africa, we explore the history and technology of the diamond mine.

Quarries

Tuesday, September 18th, 2001


Without rock, modern society wouldn’t exist.

West Point

Tuesday, September 11th, 2001



Modern Marvels looks at one of the finest schools in America West Point

Roseanne

Monday, September 10th, 2001

Comedian and actress Roseanne Barr is interviewed about her career.

Air Shows

Tuesday, September 4th, 2001


Modern Marvels Takes a looks at Airs Shows: The Planning, Places, and Aircraft