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NOVA; Cosmic Fire

10/02/1981

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Series
NOVA
Program
Cosmic Fire
Program Number

814

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

Shows the extraordinary discoveries of X-ray astronomy. This new science has revealed that our universe is much stranger and more violent than ever imagined, filled with neutrons, stars, exploding galaxies, quasars and black holes--a universe seething with energy, bursting across vast distances of space and time.

Duration

00:61:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Science
Citation
Chicago: “NOVA; Cosmic Fire,” 10/02/1981, GBH Archives, accessed December 5, 2022, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_248B6DF2BAD14ED5BC6FC1E52D5B9920.
MLA: “NOVA; Cosmic Fire.” 10/02/1981. GBH Archives. Web. December 5, 2022. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_248B6DF2BAD14ED5BC6FC1E52D5B9920>.
APA: NOVA; Cosmic Fire. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_248B6DF2BAD14ED5BC6FC1E52D5B9920
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