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NOVA; Race for The Superconductor

02/01/1988


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Series
NOVA
Program
Race for The Superconductor
Program Number

1509

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

NOVA charts an electronics revolution in the making as Japan and the United States race to develop a material that will conduct electricity at room temperature with zero resistance.

Duration

00:61:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Science
Citation
Chicago: “NOVA; Race for The Superconductor,” 02/01/1988, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 20, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_92656282ED094F4FA9F5A1629219D652.
MLA: “NOVA; Race for The Superconductor.” 02/01/1988. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 20, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_92656282ED094F4FA9F5A1629219D652>.
APA: NOVA; Race for The Superconductor. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_92656282ED094F4FA9F5A1629219D652
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