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NOVA; Goddess of the Earth

12/06/1986

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Series
NOVA
Program
Goddess of the Earth
Program Number

1302

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

Explores the provocative hypothesis stating that the earth is a living organism. Gaia, the Greek word for Earth goddess, also is the name of the controversial hypothesis that life on Earth controls the environment. NOVA explores this provocative theory that challenges conventional ways of thinking about the Earth.

Duration

00:61:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Science
Citation
Chicago: “NOVA; Goddess of the Earth,” 12/06/1986, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 26, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9E7B28BFA696462E9502B3505BB39641.
MLA: “NOVA; Goddess of the Earth.” 12/06/1986. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. September 26, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9E7B28BFA696462E9502B3505BB39641>.
APA: NOVA; Goddess of the Earth. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9E7B28BFA696462E9502B3505BB39641
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