X-Ray Earth

Friday 20:50 CAT

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X-Ray Earth

Next trasmissions on tv

  1. Friday 30 October at 20:50 CAT

    Volcano Apocalypse

  2. Saturday 31 October at 01:50 CAT

    Volcano Apocalypse

Synopsis

Beneath our feet, under trillions of tons of rock, lurk astonishing and deadly secrets. Earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions are all driven by hidden forces deep inside our planet. Now, using the latest scientific data from sensors and surface scans, we can x-ray the earth to reveal the dangers locked inside our planet. Using thousands of sensors and state of the art surface scan information, for the first time, we can create x-rays of the deep interior of our planet.

Episodes

Season 1
  • Seattle Mega Quake

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    X-raying the earth reveals a vast fault 80 miles off the Pacific Northwest coast. For over 300 years pressure has been silently building. When it slips if will generate a megaquake and tsunami that will devastate the region threatening the lives of 15 million residents living in Cascadia. Now scientists are racing to understand how bad the destruction will be when the really Big One hits.

  • Atlantic Coast Killer

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    X-Raying the Earth reveals the Atlantic island of La Palma has collapsed several times in mega-landslides. Another could trigger a tsunami with enough power to cross the Atlantic Ocean and decimate the US East Coast. Now scientists race to understand what could trigger the tsunami - and just how devastating the catastrophe could be.

  • Volcano Apocalypse

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    X-Raying the Earth reveals the largest volcano on the planet lies beneath Yellowstone National Park. It has erupted many times before - on a scale so big it has plunged the earth into a volcanic winter. No-one alive has ever witnessed such a catastrophic event. Now the race is on to find out what could trigger a future eruption and how much warning would we get.

    Next Showing
    Friday 30 October at 20:50 CAT
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    Next Showing
    Saturday 31 October at 01:50 CAT
    On National Geographic