Time Scanners St. Paul’s Cathedral

National Geographic Channel - 2015.12.28(Mon) 04:10PM Schedule
 
Structural engineer Steve Burrows takes a team of laser-scanning experts to St. Pauls Cathedral in the heart of London. They venture inside the majestic dome to explore its ground-breaking 3-part structure with their state-of-the-art equipment, discover how the cathedrals architect Sir Christopher Wren overcame unstable foundations and immense structural forces to support his dome, and investigate how the cathedral survived a direct hit by a German bomb during the London Blitz. The laser scans produce genuine revelations and give the team new insight into this iconic architectural masterpiece.