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NOVA; Child's Play: Prodigies And Possibilities

02/15/1985

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Series
NOVA
Program
Child's Play: Prodigies And Possibilities
Program Number

1209

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 do Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the painter Raphael and chess champion Bobby Fischer have in common? They were all child prodigies. NOVA explores the current efforts to learn more about the nature of giftedness, introducing viewers to prodigies who excel in different fields

Duration

00:57:52

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Science
Citation
Chicago: “NOVA; Child's Play: Prodigies And Possibilities,” 02/15/1985, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 11, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CFAA958EF64C4AD48EA326615B1F0952.
MLA: “NOVA; Child's Play: Prodigies And Possibilities.” 02/15/1985. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 11, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CFAA958EF64C4AD48EA326615B1F0952>.
APA: NOVA; Child's Play: Prodigies And Possibilities. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CFAA958EF64C4AD48EA326615B1F0952
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