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NOVA; Beast of Loch Ness, The


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Beast of Loch Ness, The
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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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Since the first report more than 60 years ago, hundreds claim to have witnessed the Loch Ness Monster, while one scientist after another has brought the latest technology to the loch to probe the phenomenon. Twenty-five years after their groundbreaking expedition to Loch Ness, NOVA joins two American scientists as they return to Scotland for one last go at "Nessie." During a three-week expedition, they use state-of-the-art sonar and sensitive underwater cameras in an attempt to track down and identify the elusive beast. NOVA examines the photographic evidence, and eyewitnesses vividly recount their sightings.



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Chicago: “NOVA; Beast of Loch Ness, The,” 03/10/1998, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed April 25, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5447246521D14F5FB3BBEDEDA65AE429.
MLA: “NOVA; Beast of Loch Ness, The.” 03/10/1998. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. April 25, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5447246521D14F5FB3BBEDEDA65AE429>.
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