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NOVA; Sunspot Mystery, The

01/04/1977

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Series
NOVA
Program
Sunspot Mystery, The
Program Number

404

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

Possible link between weather patterns and sunspot activity. NOVA explores the research on the 1976 drought in the western United States which led some solar scientists to discover the link between weather patterns and the 11 year sunspot mystery.

Duration

00:60:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Science
Citation
Chicago: “NOVA; Sunspot Mystery, The,” 01/04/1977, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7A6F3AB626EE4CC4AD9E7461D9A8A135.
MLA: “NOVA; Sunspot Mystery, The.” 01/04/1977. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7A6F3AB626EE4CC4AD9E7461D9A8A135>.
APA: NOVA; Sunspot Mystery, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7A6F3AB626EE4CC4AD9E7461D9A8A135
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