Watch "Nova: The Next Pompeii" on February 20

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NOVA The Next Pompeii Preview In the shadow of Vesuvius and Pompeii, a lesser-known volcano puts Naples at risk.

In the shadow of Italy’s Vesuvius, a lesser-known volcano rumbles: Campi Flegrei. An eruption could endanger the millions of residents of the city of Naples. Scientists gain new insights into what happened in nearby Pompeii, and dig into the unique geology of Campi Flegrei. Can an innovative eruption warning system prevent Naples from becoming the next Pompeii?

Wednesday, February 20, at 8:00 p.m. on Nine PBS.