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NOVA; Hunting the Hidden Dimension

08/18/2009

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Series
NOVA
Program
Hunting the Hidden Dimension
Program Number

3514

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 movie special effects, the stock market, heart attacks and the rings of Saturn have in common? They're all connected by a revolutionary new branch of math called fractals, which has changed the way we see the world and opened up a vast new territory to scientific analysis and understanding. NOVA tells the dramatic story of a group of pioneering mathematicians who developed fractals from a curiosity that few took seriously to an approach that is touching nearly every branch of understanding - including what happened after the Big Bang and the ultimate fate of our universe. In HD where available.

Duration

00:56:46

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Science
Citation
Chicago: “NOVA; Hunting the Hidden Dimension,” 08/18/2009, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 7, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D133BB897D0E4AC0B44B9E1F4DD0F84B.
MLA: “NOVA; Hunting the Hidden Dimension.” 08/18/2009. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 7, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D133BB897D0E4AC0B44B9E1F4DD0F84B>.
APA: NOVA; Hunting the Hidden Dimension. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D133BB897D0E4AC0B44B9E1F4DD0F84B
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