About the Show

NOVA: Are scientists getting close to predicting volcanic eruptions, potentially saving thousands of lives? In a follow-up to Deadliest Earthquakes, a reportage on earthquake prediction, this film takes you to the front lines of volcano research, examining the new tools and techniques that are starting to reveal what makes a volcano tick. In its global tour of the deadliest volcanoes, the team travels to Iceland, Italy, Yellowstone National Park in the US and Japan to reveal the timeless mystery and spectacular danger posed by the world’s deadliest volcanoes.