NOVA; Chasing El Nino
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- Chasing El Nino
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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 massive planet-sized machine controls the world's weather day-by- day, and the climate season by season. It takes an event of staggering proportions to disrupt a machine this large and powerful, a juggernaut with more energy than a million nuclear bombs. Such an event is underway -- El Nino. El Nino is second only to the seasons in its effect on global weather. As scientists push to extremes to explore this phenomenon, they are understanding for the first time the extent to which all the world's weather is connected -- and just how delicate is the balance.
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- Chicago: “NOVA; Chasing El Nino,” 08/05/1998, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed July 22, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FEAF1B8FFF6B4D49A240A955C6B61B36.
- MLA: “NOVA; Chasing El Nino.” 08/05/1998. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. July 22, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FEAF1B8FFF6B4D49A240A955C6B61B36>.
- APA: NOVA; Chasing El Nino. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FEAF1B8FFF6B4D49A240A955C6B61B36