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Nova scienceNOW. 2009, episode 5 / WGBH Educational Foundation ; a production of WGBH/Boston ; Nova.

Tyson, Neil deGrasse. (Added Author).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 60 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States]: PBS, 2009.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

Content descriptions

Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Paula Apsell.
Participant or Performer Note:
Host: Neil deGrasse Tyson.
Summary, etc.:
A team of NASA scientists who will smash two SUV-sized rockets onto the lunar surface and unleash a debris cloud to study data that could provide the key to understanding how to build a permanent base on the moon; microbiologist Jack Griffith, who made a phenomenal discovery - the oldest known organic molecules on earth; research on an Australian songbird called the zebra finch, shedding light on the neuronal processes that lead from understanding sounds to producing them; and a profile of climate scientist Lonnie Thompson, aka Tropical Ice Core Man.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Thompson, Lonnie G.
Moon > Surface.
Salt.
Macromolecules.
Birds.
Speech > Research.

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