NOVA; Planet That Got Knocked on Its Side, The
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- Planet That Got Knocked on Its Side, The
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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
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The adventures of the Voyager 2 spacecraft continues as it passes the rings of Uranus. Scientists suspect that violent events in the early history of the planet may have shaped Uranus and its strange collection of moons.
Interviews with Dr. Eugene M. Shoemaker, U.S. Geological Services, PO Box 984, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
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- Chicago: “NOVA; Planet That Got Knocked on Its Side, The,” 07/23/1986, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 22, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BDF914E520934E44BE3C5741D55FB069.
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