Structural engineer Steve Burrows leads his team of laser-scanning experts to Rome in Italy on a quest to uncover some of the engineering world’s oldest mysteries of the Colosseum. How did the Romans produce some of the most impressive gladiatorial games ever seen in Europe? How did the Colosseum’s mysterious roof really work? Finally, how does the mighty Colosseum perform in state of the art computer testing against the sports stadia of the 21st century? Armed with incredible scanning technology, the data will provide the clues to help Steve find the answers.