One of History's most popular series returns to astonish and amaze with Modern Marvels. Iron delves into the uses of this incredibly versatile metal, from revolutionising warfare throughout history to the iron ore extraction process and being turned into steel, from iron super magnets and the biggest magnet of them all - the earth to iron oxide used in paints for cars, houses and tattoos.
HISTORY’s longest-running series moves to H2. Modern Marvels celebrates the ingenuity, invention and imagination found in the world around us. From commonplace items like ink and coffee to architectural masterpieces and engineering disasters, the hit series goes beyond the basics to provide insight and history into things we wonder about and that impact our lives. This series tells fascinating stories of the doers, the dreamers and sometime-schemers that create everyday items, technological breakthroughs and manmade wonders. The hit series goes deep to explore the leading edge of human inspiration and ambition.