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NOVA; Making Stuff: Colder

10/30/2013

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Series
NOVA
Program
Making Stuff: Colder
Program Number

4020

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

Cold is the new hot in this brave new world. For centuries we've fought it, shunned it, and huddled against it. Cold has always been the enemy of life, but now it may hold the key to a new generation of science and technology that will improve our lives. In "Making Stuff Colder," David Pogue explores the frontiers of cold science from saving the lives of severe trauma patients to ultracold physics, where bizarre new properties of matter are the norm and the basis of new technologies like levitating trains and quantum computers.

A NOVA Production by Little Bay Pictures, LLC for WGBH/Boston

Duration

00:56:46

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Science
Citation
Chicago: “NOVA; Making Stuff: Colder,” 10/30/2013, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 11, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_500063E5CEA34C11AAD2FA7B6869B191.
MLA: “NOVA; Making Stuff: Colder.” 10/30/2013. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 11, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_500063E5CEA34C11AAD2FA7B6869B191>.
APA: NOVA; Making Stuff: Colder. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_500063E5CEA34C11AAD2FA7B6869B191
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