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Climb into the crater of Nyiragongo, a seething and active African volcano.

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Tue, 09/18/2018 - 22:15
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Explore Africa’s sleeping giant—Nyamuragira, one of the world’s most dangerous volcanoes.

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Tue, 09/18/2018 - 22:15
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In recent years, an unusual spate of deadly shark attacks has gripped Australia, resulting in five deaths in 10 months. At the same time, great white sharks have begun appearing in growing numbers off the beaches of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, not far from the waters where Steven Spielberg filmed the ultimate shark fright film, Jaws. What's behind the mysterious arrival of this apex predator in an area where they've rarely been seen for hundreds of years? Are deadly encounters with tourists inevitable?

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Mon, 09/17/2018 - 06:15
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Watch as Otzi, a 5000-year-old mummy, is brought to life and preserved with 3D modeling.

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Wed, 09/12/2018 - 21:45
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Witness organ transplants as they unfold, and meet patients awaiting lifesaving donations.

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Tue, 08/28/2018 - 07:45
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/LLBs2FGbRBULPX-Lvda84Q==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false In just one devastating month, Houston, Florida, and the Caribbean were changed forever. In summer 2017, three monster hurricanes swept in from the Atlantic one after another, shattering storm records and killing hundreds of people. As the planet warms, are these superstorms the new normal? How... /episodes/get/82932 /episode/82932 Rise of the Superstorms /episode-player/82932

Dive into the devastation wrought by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. How can scientists better predict these storms, and what does the 2017 season tell us about the likelihood of similar storms in the future?

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Wed, 06/27/2018 - 04:45
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