Season 3, Episode 1 Predictable Disaster

First Aired: January 4, 1976

How accurately earthquakes can be forecast. This report, first aired in 1976, centers on a California survey team that is seen constructing a series of seismic stations equipped with instruments to measure tremors. Also: geologists discuss the causes of earthquakes.

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  • Premiered: March 3, 1974
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  • Premise: PBS's premier science-documentary series, which has won six Peabody Awards and more than 20 Emmys (four in 2002 alone) since its 1974 debut. `Nova' clearly, and often engagingly, `demystifies' a vast range of science, technology and history topics---past a… (more)

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