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NOVA: The Next Pompeii

Wednesday, Feb. 20, 9pm: In the shadow of Vesuvius and Pompeii, a lesser-known volcano puts Naples at risk.

NOVA: The Next Pompeii

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In the shadow of Italy’s Vesuvius, a lesser-known volcano rumbles: Campi Flegrei. If it erupts, millions of lives could be at risk. Scientists explore its unique geology and develop a warning system that could prevent Naples becoming the next Pompeii.

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