NOVA; Deadliest Volcanoes
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- Deadliest Volcanoes
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Premiered March 1974 NOVA is a general-interest documentary series that addresses a single science issue each week. Billed as "science adventures for curious grown-ups" when it first aired in March, 1974, NOVA continues to offer an informative and entertaining approach to a challenging subject. 1996 marked NOVA's 23rd season, which makes it the longest-running science program on national television. It is also one of television's most acclaimed series, having won every major television award, most of them many times over. Series release date: 3/3/1974
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Millions of people around the world live in the shadow of active volcanoes. Under constant threat of massive volcanic eruptions, their homes and their lives are at risk daily from these sleeping giants. From Japan's Mount Fuji to the "Sleeping Giant" submerged beneath Naples to the Yellowstone "Supervolcano" in the United States, NOVA travels with scientists from around the world who are at work on these sites, attempting to discover how likely these volcanoes are to erupt, when it might happen, and exactly how deadly they could prove to be.
A NOVA Production by Pioneer Productions for WGBH
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- Chicago: “NOVA; Deadliest Volcanoes,” 11/02/2011, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed February 21, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3FEEA74307494DF28DE98AA256974F0D.
- MLA: “NOVA; Deadliest Volcanoes.” 11/02/2011. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. February 21, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3FEEA74307494DF28DE98AA256974F0D>.
- APA: NOVA; Deadliest Volcanoes. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3FEEA74307494DF28DE98AA256974F0D