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NOVA; Venus Unveiled


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Venus Unveiled
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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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Viewers travel through the sulfurous clouds of earth's nearest planetary neighbor to its hellish surface, where no spacecraft has been able to survive for more than a few minutes. The Venusian landscape presents scientists with a bizarre puzzle unlike anything else in the solar system.



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Chicago: “NOVA; Venus Unveiled,” 06/05/1995, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 23, 2020, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3EA5682ABF4044328B3DA91E8DE846AB.
MLA: “NOVA; Venus Unveiled.” 06/05/1995. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. September 23, 2020. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3EA5682ABF4044328B3DA91E8DE846AB>.
APA: NOVA; Venus Unveiled. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3EA5682ABF4044328B3DA91E8DE846AB
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