Thursday, September 15, 2011

Video: Building the Great Cathedrals


Building The Great Cathedrals

PBS Airdate: October 19, 2010
These skyscrapers of stone dominated skylines for nearly a thousand years. Now, a team of scholars and builders investigates how they went up, and why some of the tallest fell down. Embedded in stone and stained glass, they uncover a hidden mathematical code—ripped from pages of the Bible—that was used as a blueprint to build the great Gothic Cathedrals.

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