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Air Date: Sat, Jul 27, 2019 10:30 PM
With participation from more than 20 of the original and current mission scientists, engineers and team members, this program tells captivating tales of one of humanity’s greatest achievements in space exploration.
Air Date: Sat, Jun 1, 2019 7:30 PM
It was still snowing when the Rudy Maxa’s World film crew shot in Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido. But just short flight away, on one of Japan’s most southernmost islands, Kyushu, the cherry blossoms were out and beach goers were burying themselves in the hot sand-heated by the island’s volcanos-on beaches.
Air Date: Thu, May 23, 2019 8:00 PM
Kīlauea Volcano’s lava flow last year not only destroyed hundreds of homes and farms, it damaged and caused the shutdown of a geothermal plant that supplied 25 percent of the Big Island’s power needs. Puna Geothermal Venture intends to be back in the power business again by year-end.
Air Date: Wed, Feb 20, 2019 8:00 PM
Volcanoes are the portal to the earth’s fiery magma heart; one might imagine that life above ground would avoid living nearby. But a surprising number of animals survive and thrive alongside them. Right now, in any 24-hour period, some 30 volcanoes are erupting on our planet.
Air Date: Fri, Feb 15, 2019 10:00 PM
Thousands of Hawai‘i Island residents were uprooted in 2018 when Kīlauea erupted, sending rivers of lava through communities and into the ocean. This spike in Kīlauea’s activity transformed parts of the island into an inferno, spewing rock and causing massive destruction.
Air Date: Sun, Nov 11, 2018 10:00 PM
Mountains dominate Mexico, shaping life and culture in this diverse land. Travel south to discover black bears, fiery volcanoes, exquisite birds and millions of monarch butterflies.
Air Date: Wed, Oct 10, 2018 10:00 PM
Volcanologists explore Nyamuragira, one of the world’s most active volcanoes in central Africa.
Air Date: Wed, Oct 10, 2018 9:00 PM
In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, climb up the cone of Nyiragongo, one of the world’s least studied volcanoes. Join volcanologists as they descend into its crater, down toward its bubbling and seething lava lake, to try to discover when it will erupt next.
Air Date: Wed, Aug 8, 2018 10:00 PM
Mighty, elemental forces molded North America – fiery eruptions, titanic floods, the grinding of great ice sheets and massive impacts from space all shaped our homeland. The epic three-part series unfolds in a forgotten world that existed long before our own, crossed by lost mountain ranges, giant deserts and vast inland seas.
Air Date: Wed, Aug 1, 2018 10:00 PM
Mighty, elemental forces molded North America – fiery eruptions, titanic floods, the grinding of great ice sheets and massive impacts from space all shaped our homeland.
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