NOVA; Genius Behind The Bomb, The
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- Genius Behind The Bomb, The
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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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On the 50th anniversary year of the building and testing of the first atomic pile - a crucial step in creating the atom bomb - NOVA takes a look at Leo Szilard as maverick atomic scientist, inventor, humanist and strategist for world peace.
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- Chicago: “NOVA; Genius Behind The Bomb, The,” 08/05/1992, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed August 20, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_25C0D6B799784D9683DAFB54AFA3725C.
- MLA: “NOVA; Genius Behind The Bomb, The.” 08/05/1992. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. August 20, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_25C0D6B799784D9683DAFB54AFA3725C>.
- APA: NOVA; Genius Behind The Bomb, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_25C0D6B799784D9683DAFB54AFA3725C