NOVA; Secrets of Lost Empires: Obelisk
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- Secrets of Lost Empires: Obelisk
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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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"Obelisk" explores how the ancient Egyptians used ropes, dirt, sticks and stones to carve and raise solid granite obelisks weighing hundreds of tons that would tax the most modern construction site equipment from our own era.
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- Chicago: “NOVA; Secrets of Lost Empires: Obelisk,” 11/14/1996, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed March 24, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_12CDF47497424145B22E4A40C891DB92.
- MLA: “NOVA; Secrets of Lost Empires: Obelisk.” 11/14/1996. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. March 24, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_12CDF47497424145B22E4A40C891DB92>.
- APA: NOVA; Secrets of Lost Empires: Obelisk. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_12CDF47497424145B22E4A40C891DB92