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S44 Ep18: Killer Floods


Scientists uncover geologic evidence of epic floods that tore through ancient landscapes.

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S44 Ep17: Killer Hurricanes


Experts reconstruct the Great Hurricane of 1780 to help predict the risk of future storms.

S44 Ep16: Killer Volcanoes


Scientists hunt for a mega-eruption that plunged medieval Earth into a deep freeze.

School of the Future - Spanish Version


How can the science of learning help us rethink the future of education for all children?

S44 Ep10: Poisoned Water


What exactly went wrong in Flint—and what does it mean for the rest of the country?

S44 Ep7: Holocaust Escape Tunnel


At ground zero for the final solution, scientists uncover a story of hope and bravery.

Treasures of the Earth: Power


Drill underground to see the treasures that power our world—today and into the future.