NOVA; Elegant Universe, The: Welcome To The 11th Dimension
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- Elegant Universe, The: Welcome To The 11th Dimension
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Premiered March 1974 NOVA is a general-interest documentary series that addresses a single science issue each week. Billed as "science adventures for curious grown-ups" when it first aired in March, 1974, NOVA continues to offer an informative and entertaining approach to a challenging subject. 1996 marked NOVA's 23rd season, which makes it the longest-running science program on national television. It is also one of television's most acclaimed series, having won every major television award, most of them many times over. Series release date: 3/3/1974
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Welcome to the 11th Dimension: In 1995 Edward Witten of Princeton’s institute for Advanced Study revolutionized string theory by successfully uniting the five different versions into a single theory that is cryptically named “M-Theory,” a development which required a total of eleven dimensions. The new eleventh dimension implies that strings can come in higher dimensional shapes called membrances, or “branes” for short. A brane can even be a universe- a parallel universe- and we may be living on one right now.
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- Chicago: “NOVA; Elegant Universe, The: Welcome To The 11th Dimension,” 10/22/2003, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 9, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_119CE7AFEDA44318B5C3AD6FC87E9495.
- MLA: “NOVA; Elegant Universe, The: Welcome To The 11th Dimension.” 10/22/2003. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 9, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_119CE7AFEDA44318B5C3AD6FC87E9495>.
- APA: NOVA; Elegant Universe, The: Welcome To The 11th Dimension. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_119CE7AFEDA44318B5C3AD6FC87E9495