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NOVA; Secrets of Lost Empires: Inca

10/12/1996

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Series
NOVA
Program
Secrets of Lost Empires: Inca
Program Number

2404K

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

In the second hour, following Stonehenge, "Inca" explores an equally deep, New World mystery: How did the Incas of South America build magnificent temples and fortresses from huge blocks of tightly-fitting stone, and span deep chasms with gossamer grass bridges? The Incas had no arch, no wheel, no codified mathematics, no system of writing. And yet they did it.

Duration

00:56:46

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Science
Citation
Chicago: “NOVA; Secrets of Lost Empires: Inca,” 10/12/1996, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 11, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3A233C36ECDA4DCBB981FDB954C3B70E.
MLA: “NOVA; Secrets of Lost Empires: Inca.” 10/12/1996. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 11, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3A233C36ECDA4DCBB981FDB954C3B70E>.
APA: NOVA; Secrets of Lost Empires: Inca. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3A233C36ECDA4DCBB981FDB954C3B70E
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