NOVA; Desert Place, A
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- Desert Place, A
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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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NOVA explores the mysterious ecosystem of the desert: a snowstorm; a lashing summer monsoon; and the emergence--in a pool created only minutes before--a pair of adult spadefoot toads who had been waiting beneath the sand for a year for this brief and fortuitous moment to procreate the next generation.
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- APA: NOVA; Desert Place, A. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2887A484A2034D249A02956087D3D035