What does it take to build the largest artificial islands in the world? How are 65,000 fish moved from the Arabian Sea to the worldĆs largest aquarium? How can a joystick and a robot impact the outcome of a camel race?
These engineering and technological mysteries are explored in the latest installment in Discovery ChannelĆs groundbreaking original MegaWorld series.
MegaWorld: Dubai examines some of the innovations that are pushing the emirate to the forefront of engineering, construction and emergency preparedness.
From a small trading port to a thriving economic hub and the most populous region in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Dubai is quickly proving it is more than just a striking locale but a dynamic region on the cutting edge of exotic engineering.
Hosted by Kevin Brauch (da Vinci: Unlocking the Genius, Thirsty Traveller), this fascinating one-hour special examines a world of firsts for the emirate including the worldĆs largest artificial islands and the worldĆs largest open water aquarium.
Each story explains how these large-scale projects have come to fruition and the how the regionĆs infrastructure has been designed to support the vast expansion in Dubai. Aside from their achievements in engineering, construction and tourism, find out how the emirate is using technology to benefit everything from policing to recreational camel racing.
Duration : 45mn 53s
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Width : 1 280 pixels
Height : 720 pixels
Display aspect ratio : 16/9
Frame rate : 29.970 fps
Language : English
Audio format : AC-3
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