NOVA; Time Travel
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- Time Travel
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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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Is time travel anything more than sci-fi fantasy? Many leading physicists now believe that time travel is possible and are discussing how to build a time machine. Physicist Kip Thorne tells NOVA how humankind's infinitely advanced descendants might go about achieving it with "quantum wormholes" and some "exotic matter." Demonstrating that faster-than-light travel may be possible, German physicist Guenter Nimtz claims to have transmitted Mozart's 40th Symphony across his lab at 4.7 times the speed of light. The truth about time travel is wrapped up in the details of how the universe works and how it all began.
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- Chicago: “NOVA; Time Travel,” 03/29/1999, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 22, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BF56C73194D64254A2695D9415828A04.
- MLA: “NOVA; Time Travel.” 03/29/1999. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 22, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BF56C73194D64254A2695D9415828A04>.
- APA: NOVA; Time Travel. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BF56C73194D64254A2695D9415828A04