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NOVA; Countdown to the Invisible Universe

05/26/1987

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Series
NOVA
Program
Countdown to the Invisible Universe
Program Number

1401

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

Scans the universe with the infrared eye of IRAS-- the infrared Astronomical Satellite--and discovers never-before-seen comets, stars, galaxies and other celestial wonders and enigmas.

Duration

00:51:58

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Science
Citation
Chicago: “NOVA; Countdown to the Invisible Universe,” 05/26/1987, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 11, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D23487A203A146D4A6E73DFF6B75AF6D.
MLA: “NOVA; Countdown to the Invisible Universe.” 05/26/1987. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 11, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D23487A203A146D4A6E73DFF6B75AF6D>.
APA: NOVA; Countdown to the Invisible Universe. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D23487A203A146D4A6E73DFF6B75AF6D
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