NOVA; Japan’s American Genius
More material may be available from this program at the WGBH Archives. If you are a researcher interested in accessing the collection at WGBH, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This program has not been digitized yet or cannot be made available on Open Vault.
- Japan’s American Genius
- Program Number
- 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
Japanese industries are betting that the genius behind the amorphous materials, Detroit inventor Stanford Ovshinsky, is onto something big. His pathbreaking discovery in the 1960s was that amorphous materials -- simple glassy substances-- can serve the same electronic function as hard-to-grow and expensive crystals such as silicon.
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- Chicago: “NOVA; Japan’s American Genius,” 10/09/1987, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed November 19, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F79F7FF663FD475E8097080B12674197.
- MLA: “NOVA; Japan’s American Genius.” 10/09/1987. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. November 19, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F79F7FF663FD475E8097080B12674197>.
- APA: NOVA; Japan’s American Genius. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F79F7FF663FD475E8097080B12674197