nova meteorstrike 603x452Monday, July 8 at 8 pm on KRCB TV in the North Bay. A blinding streak of light screaming across the Russian sky, followed by a shuddering blast strong enough to damage buildings and send more than 1000 people to the hospital. On the morning of February 15, 2013, a 7000 ton asteroid crashed into the Earth's atmosphere, exploded and fell to earth across a wide swath near the Ural mountains. According to NASA, the Siberian Meteor, which exploded with the power of 30 Hiroshima bombs, was the largest object to burst in the atmosphere since a 1908 event near Siberia's Tunguska river. That time there were few eyewitnesses and no record of the event except for thousands of acres of flattened trees. This time however the event was captured by countless digital dashboard cameras, which have lately become a common fixture in Russian autos and trucks. Within days, armed with this unprecedented crowd-sourced material, NOVA crews hit the ground in Russia along with impact scientists as they hunt for debris from the explosion and clues to the meteor's origin and makeup.

On Television

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    Nov 27, 2019

    Invisible Bars

    Wednesday, December 11 at 7 pm on KPJK TV in the South Bay. This documentary explores the effects of mass incarceration in a rare look at families…
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    Nov 26, 2019

    Same God

    Tuesday, December 10 at 9 pm on KRCB TV in the North Bay. A few years ago, Dr. Larycia Hawkins, a black female professor at a prominent Christian…

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