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NOVA; Making Stuff: Wilder

10/18/2013

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Series
NOVA
Program
Making Stuff: Wilder
Program Number

4019

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

What happens when scientists open up nature's toolbox? In "Making Stuff Wilder," David Pogue explores bold new innovations inspired by the Earth's greatest inventor, life itself. From robotic "mules" and "cheetahs" for the military, to fabrics born out of fish slime, host David Pogue travels the globe to find the world’s wildest new inventions and technologies. It is a journey that sees today's microbes turned into tomorrow’s metallurgists, viruses building batteries, and ideas that change not just the stuff we make, but the way we make our stuff. As we develop our own new technologies, what can we learn from billions of years of nature’s research?

A NOVA Production by Big House Productions, Inc. for WGBH/Boston

Duration

00:56:46

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Science
Citation
Chicago: “NOVA; Making Stuff: Wilder,” 10/18/2013, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B70852108B3E4B05B778736D7AB47737.
MLA: “NOVA; Making Stuff: Wilder.” 10/18/2013. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B70852108B3E4B05B778736D7AB47737>.
APA: NOVA; Making Stuff: Wilder. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B70852108B3E4B05B778736D7AB47737
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