The Next Pompeii Preview

In the shadow of Italy’s Vesuvius, a lesser-known volcano rumbles: Campi Flegrei. If it erupts, millions of lives could be at risk. Scientists explore its unique geology and develop a warning system that could prevent Naples becoming the next Pompeii.

PBS’ premier science series helps viewers of all ages explore the science behind the headlines. Along the way, NOVA programs demystify science and technology and highlight the people involved in scientific pursuits.

NOVA Episodes

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Can We Cool the Planet?

S47 Ep16 | 53m 31s

Scientists look to geoengineering and other methods to cool the planet.

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Touching the Asteroid

S47 Ep15 | 54m 3s

Spacecraft OSIRIS-REx attempts to grab a piece of an asteroid to bring it back to Earth.

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Nature's Fear Factor

S47 Ep9 | 53m 31s

Can bringing predators—and fear—back into an ecosystem help restore its natural balance?

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A to Z: How Writing Changed the World

S47 Ep14 | 53m 31s

The creation of printing, the first information technology, drove empires and revolutions.

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