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NOVA; Doomsday Asteroid, The

08/17/1995


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Series
NOVA
Program
Doomsday Asteroid, The
Program Number

2212

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

This program presents evidence that there are thousands of giant asteroids (or comets) that could collide with Earth and asks: When will a devastating strike occur and can anything be done about it?

Duration

00:56:41

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Science
Citation
Chicago: “NOVA; Doomsday Asteroid, The,” 08/17/1995, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 12, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6DE74861C4BB469AB4A26632F9482887.
MLA: “NOVA; Doomsday Asteroid, The.” 08/17/1995. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 12, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6DE74861C4BB469AB4A26632F9482887>.
APA: NOVA; Doomsday Asteroid, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6DE74861C4BB469AB4A26632F9482887
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