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NOVA; Pleasure of Finding Things Out, The


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Pleasure of Finding Things Out, The
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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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A conversation with Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman, a man of few pretensions and tremendous personal charm, who speaks with the same passion about a child's toy wagon and the frontiers of subatomic physics.



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Chicago: “NOVA; Pleasure of Finding Things Out, The,” 10/04/1982, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed July 22, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_EBFE586A3957494998A5CECEA67BCDBC.
MLA: “NOVA; Pleasure of Finding Things Out, The.” 10/04/1982. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. July 22, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_EBFE586A3957494998A5CECEA67BCDBC>.
APA: NOVA; Pleasure of Finding Things Out, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_EBFE586A3957494998A5CECEA67BCDBC
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