News in Review - April 2009 White Dragons: The Killer Avalanches

It has been a deadly avalanche season in Canada. By the end of February 2009, 16 people had been killed, most of them in British Columbia. Why are so many people dying? In this News in Review story we’ll look at why the so-called white dragons are so dangerous. We’ll also examine what avalanche-control experts are doing to try to ...
  • 2009
  • 00:13:13
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2009

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Our Vancouver Why Nepal's Quake Caused So Much Damage

Johanna Wagstaffe explains the science behind why the shaking was so extreme.
  • 2015
  • 00:02:45
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 05/04/2015

Our Vancouver Why Scientists Are Still Buzzing About Mars

Discovery of water on the planet is a big deal.
  • 2015
  • 00:02:18
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 10/07/2015

The National Why SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket launch has so many people excited

Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster is well on its way to the asteroid belt. And CBC's Bob McDonald is just back from the rocket launch that was watched around the world. McDonald weighs in on how he sees this shaping the future of space exploration.
  • 2018
  • 00:02:33
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/23/2018

National Geographic Documentaries Witness: Disaster In Japan

The world watched in horror on March 11, 2011 as the fourth largest earthquake ever recorded crippled Japan and triggered a massive tsunami that swallowed entire communities, leaving an unprecedented catastrophe in its wake. All the while, amateur videographers, news crews, tourists and countless others were recording the sights and sounds of the unfolding chaos. Witness: Disaster in Japan is ...
  • 2011
  • 00:44:28
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 02/02/2016

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Alien Deep Wrecks of the Abyss

Dr. Robert Ballard is the Indiana Jones of the Alien Deep. He's on the hunt for the world's oldest shipwrecks in the Mediterranean Sea. Using tactics and technology developed over a 50-year career at sea, he is on a quest to uncover the lost history of the Ancient world. Who were these earliest of mariners and how did they live ...
  • 2012
  • 00:45:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/15/2016

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