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NOVA; Planet That Got Knocked on Its Side, The

07/23/1986

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Series
NOVA
Program
Planet That Got Knocked on Its Side, The
Program Number

1312

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

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

Duration

00:61:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Science
Citation
Chicago: “NOVA; Planet That Got Knocked on Its Side, The,” 07/23/1986, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 25, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BDF914E520934E44BE3C5741D55FB069.
MLA: “NOVA; Planet That Got Knocked on Its Side, The.” 07/23/1986. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. September 25, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BDF914E520934E44BE3C5741D55FB069>.
APA: NOVA; Planet That Got Knocked on Its Side, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BDF914E520934E44BE3C5741D55FB069
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