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NOVA; Iceman Murder Mystery

09/20/2011

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Series
NOVA
Program
Iceman Murder Mystery
Program Number

3815

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

He's been dead for more than 5,000 years. He's been poked, prodded and probed by scientists for the last 20. And yet today, Otzi the Iceman, the famous mummified corpse pulled from a glacier in the Italian Alps nearly two decades ago, continues to keep many secrets. Now, through an autopsy like no other, scientists attempt to unravel more mysteries from this ancient mummy than ever before, revealing not only the details of Otzi's death, but an entire way of life. How did people live during Otzi's time, the Copper Age? What did we eat? What diseases did we cope with? The answers abound miraculously in this one man's mummified remains.

A Production of NOVA and National Geographic Television

© 2011 NGHT, LLC and WGBH Educational Foundation

Duration

00:56:40

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Science
Citation
Chicago: “NOVA; Iceman Murder Mystery,” 09/20/2011, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 6, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_53C90B3DD391458CA33A48766CE8F7DC.
MLA: “NOVA; Iceman Murder Mystery.” 09/20/2011. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 6, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_53C90B3DD391458CA33A48766CE8F7DC>.
APA: NOVA; Iceman Murder Mystery. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_53C90B3DD391458CA33A48766CE8F7DC
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