NOVA; Edgerton and His Incredible Seeing Machines
More material is available from this program at the WGBH Archive. If you are a researcher interested in accessing the collection at WGBH, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Undigitized item: Request Digitization
Untranscribed item: Request Transcription
- Edgerton and His Incredible Seeing Machines
- Program Number
- 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 explores the fascinating world of Dr. Harold Edgerton, electronics wizard and inventor extraordinaire, whose invention of the electronic strobe, a "magic lamp," has enabled the human eye to see the unseen.
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- Chicago: “NOVA; Edgerton and His Incredible Seeing Machines,” 12/14/1984, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 26, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9BFE640AB2DA48F682570A9C7650F07B.
- MLA: “NOVA; Edgerton and His Incredible Seeing Machines.” 12/14/1984. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 26, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9BFE640AB2DA48F682570A9C7650F07B>.
- APA: NOVA; Edgerton and His Incredible Seeing Machines. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9BFE640AB2DA48F682570A9C7650F07B