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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 2, 2012
*NEW* NOVA "Doomsday Volcanoes" (#4001) (HD) (TV-G)
Find out what can we do to prepare for the inevitable disaster following a volcanic eruption in Iceland.
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DESCRIPTION: (from PBS's press release, December 2012) January 2: "Doomsday Volcanoes" uses CGI to take viewers inside the geological monsters Hekla and Laki and meet atmospheric scientists who are working to understand just how devastating an eruption could be - not just for air travel but for the global food supply and for Earth's climate. January 9: "Decoding Neanderthals" explores a range of intriguing new evidence for Neanderthal self-expression and language, all pointing to the fact that we may have seriously underestimated our mysterious, long-vanished human cousins. January 23: "Rise of the Drones" reveals the amazing technologies that make drones so powerful. January 30: "Who Killed Lindbergh's Baby?" investigates efforts to determine what really happened to Lindbergh's baby - and why. February 6: "Building Pharaoh's Chariot" joins teams of archaeologists, engineers, woodworkers and horse trainers to build and test two highly accurate replicas of Egyptian royal chariots. February 20: "Ancient Computer" follows the ingenious detective work that revealed the truth about an ancient Greek device: an astonishingly sophisticated astronomical calculator and eclipse predictor. April 3: "Alien Planets Revealed" takes viewers on a journey of the imagination as NOVA "builds" aliens from the ground up. May 8: "Predators in Your Backyard" follows scientists who are undertaking a simple, but frightening, action: returning apex predators such as coyotes, bears and panthers to their natural environments.