rise of the superstorms

Inside The Megafire

From the front line of the Camp Fire, the deadliest wildfire in California history, NOVA tells the stories of residents who had to flee for their lives during the 2018 fire season. Scientists racing to understand what's behind the rise of record-breaking megafires across the American West take to the forest, and even a fire lab, in search of answers. They investigate how forestry practices, climate change, and the physics of fire itself play a role in the dramatic increase in wildfires in recent decades.

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  • 2019-10-06T15:00:00-07:00
    KCET-HD
  • 2019-10-06T18:00:00-07:00
    KCET-HD

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Inside The Megafire

From the front line of the Camp Fire, the deadliest wildfire in California history, NOVA tells the stories of residents who had to flee for their lives during the 2018 fire season. Scientists racing to understand what's behind the rise of record-breaking megafires across the American West take to the forest, and even a fire lab, in search of answers. They investigate how forestry practices, climate change, and the physics of fire itself play a role in the dramatic increase in wildfires in recent decades.

  • 2019-10-06T15:00:00-07:00
    KCET-HD
  • 2019-10-06T18:00:00-07:00
    KCET-HD

Day The Dinosaurs Died

Investigate how an asteroid vanquished the dinosaurs 66 million years ago. Join scientists as they drill into the impact crater and, for the first time, reconstruct the hell on earth that unfolded in the minutes, hours and months after the impact.

  • 2019-10-13T15:00:00-07:00
    KCET-HD
  • 2019-10-13T18:00:00-07:00
    KCET-HD