Season 25, Episode 15 Deadly Shadow of Vesuvius

First Aired: July 6, 1999

Recalling the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in southern Italy in A.D. 79. The hour includes a visit to the remains of the city of Pompeii, which was completely engulfed by volcanic ash. Also: how scientists are attempting to predict a future eruption.

Next On TVSee all »

Cast & Details See all »

  • Premiered: March 3, 1974
  • Rating: None
  • 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)

Show More »

Trending TonightSee all »

Watch This

Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles Reunite With Supernatural Co-Stars on Kings of Con

Supernatural's biggest stars are apparently too famous to remember Richard Speight Jr and Rob Benedict.