Discovery Science Channel Breaks Down Forces Of Nature In ” Against The Elements “
Discovery Science presents a captivating series that brings the science behind the planet’s most life threatening catastrophes in AGAINST THE ELEMENTS. Disasters, whether manmade or made by Mother Nature, are a part of life on Earth. Hurricanes, massive explosions, tornadoes, floods, mudslides and fires sometimes threaten human lives and ravage communities.
Join Discovery Science on its quest to understand the unexplained phenomena that causes these calamities and its impact in AGAINST THE ELEMENTS that airs every day at 9 PM.
The series features leading scientists that analyse astonishing, spectacular scenes of force driven by air, earth, fire and water. From terrifying tornadoes and devastating flows of water to massive sinkholes and raging building or fuel tank infernos, scientists reveal for viewers exactly what is happening chemically, physically and environmentally during every moment of these incredible events from around the world.
In the first episode, viewers will see the dangers of an F4 tornado in South Dakota; a mudslide barreling down a winding hillside road in Oregon; a crude oil tank burning out of control in Texas; and a man caught in the raging current of Niagara Falls. Each disaster is scrutinized by a different expert including meteorology professor Bill Gallus of Iowa State University; firefighting trainer Gordon Lohmeyer; Portland State University geologist Scott Burns; and geological engineer Ed Medley.