Nova scienceNOW. 2009, episode 5 / WGBH Educational Foundation ; a production of WGBH/Boston ; Nova.
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- Publisher: [United States]: PBS, 2009.
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Directed by Paula Apsell.
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Host: Neil deGrasse Tyson.
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.
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|Subject:||Thompson, Lonnie G.
Moon > Surface.
Speech > Research.