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NOVA | Building the Great Cathedrals | PBS

Duration: 00:36
Program: NOVA #3711
Broadcast Date: Oct. 19, 2010

How did medieval builders reach such spectacular heights using only hand tools to create the great cathedrals? NOVA teams perform hands-on experiments to learn the architectural secrets that the cathedral builders used to erect their towering, glass-filled walls and reveal the hidden formulas, drawn from the Bible that drove medieval builders ever upward.

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Post Date: August 13, 2010