NOVA; Why Planes Burn
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- Why Planes Burn
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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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Most deaths in airplane crashes result not from the crash itself, but from fire and toxic smoke. We look at efforts to make aircraft more fireproof and aircraft fires more survivable.
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- Chicago: “NOVA; Why Planes Burn,” 01/06/1987, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed April 30, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3463F1475CA44626A2AD3AE55CF43A5F.
- MLA: “NOVA; Why Planes Burn.” 01/06/1987. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. April 30, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3463F1475CA44626A2AD3AE55CF43A5F>.
- APA: NOVA; Why Planes Burn. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3463F1475CA44626A2AD3AE55CF43A5F