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Mankind Decoded

Building Earth (Season 1, Episode 11)
TV-14
TV Episode | 22 min | History

Mankind is a building species. Inspired by the divine we create monuments to its power (Stonehenge, the Great Pyramid). New challenges create new sciences and when the Romans mixed volcanic ash with water they created a new super-material:...See moreMankind is a building species. Inspired by the divine we create monuments to its power (Stonehenge, the Great Pyramid). New challenges create new sciences and when the Romans mixed volcanic ash with water they created a new super-material: concrete. Written by Anonymous See less
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Eric Meyers
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Henry Louis Gates
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Patrick Hunt
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