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NOVA; World Is Full of Oil, The

09/29/1988

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Series
NOVA
Program
World Is Full of Oil, The
Program Number

1609

Series Description

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

Program Description

NOVA investigates new theories of how oil is formed and asks whether or not this precious resource is running out. Scientific detectives test their ingenuity in the effort to find underground oil deposits.

Duration

00:61:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Science
Citation
Chicago: “NOVA; World Is Full of Oil, The,” 09/29/1988, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 1, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_13A6D899EE69436C9F6472E10E8A108D.
MLA: “NOVA; World Is Full of Oil, The.” 09/29/1988. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 1, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_13A6D899EE69436C9F6472E10E8A108D>.
APA: NOVA; World Is Full of Oil, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_13A6D899EE69436C9F6472E10E8A108D
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