The Resource Nova, adventures in science, WGBH/Boston

Nova, adventures in science, WGBH/Boston

Label
Nova, adventures in science
Title
Nova, adventures in science
Statement of responsibility
WGBH/Boston
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Based on the television series Nova. Examines the world of science and scientists
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Q196
LC item number
.N68 1983
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Television in science education
  • Television in science education
Label
Nova, adventures in science, WGBH/Boston
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The making of "Nova" -- A conversation with Philip Morrison -- Part I: Origins -- A whisper from space -- The hunting of the quark -- A conversation with Steven Weinberg -- The ring of fire -- Cosmic catastrophe -- The green machine -- A tangled web -- First signs -- A conversation with Noam Chomsky -- Why do birds sing? -- Darwin revisited -- Darwin defended -- A boy for you, a girl for me -- Part II: Exploration -- One small step -- A conversation with Bruce Murray -- Stalking the Crab Nebula -- The search for life -- Jupiter and beyond -- The sunspot connection -- Part III: Health -- The keys to paradise -- Best of both worlds -- The barefoot doctors -- The question of interferon -- Blueprints in the bloodstream -- A conversation with Rosalyn Yalow -- Life in a test tube -- The secrets of sleep -- A long and healthy life -- A conversation with James Birren -- The healing touch -- Hunt for the legion killer -- A plague on our own children -- A conversation with Helen Caldicott -- Of pests and poisons -- Death watch for the whale -- Preserving the balance -- Part IV: Technology -- Children of Icarus -- The great violin mystery -- Mind machines -- A conversation with Patrick Winston -- The pirates of privacy -- The light of the twenty-first century -- Scientific sorcery -- Artists in the lab -- The science of murder -- Ferment in France -- Recombinant revolution -- A conversation with Walter Gilbert -- Energy futures -- Why America burns -- A is for atom, B is for bomb -- A conversation with Bernard Feld -- Appropriate technology -- "Nova" broadcast history
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9780201053593
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
82016306
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)08763751
  • (OCoLC)ocm08763751
Label
Nova, adventures in science, WGBH/Boston
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The making of "Nova" -- A conversation with Philip Morrison -- Part I: Origins -- A whisper from space -- The hunting of the quark -- A conversation with Steven Weinberg -- The ring of fire -- Cosmic catastrophe -- The green machine -- A tangled web -- First signs -- A conversation with Noam Chomsky -- Why do birds sing? -- Darwin revisited -- Darwin defended -- A boy for you, a girl for me -- Part II: Exploration -- One small step -- A conversation with Bruce Murray -- Stalking the Crab Nebula -- The search for life -- Jupiter and beyond -- The sunspot connection -- Part III: Health -- The keys to paradise -- Best of both worlds -- The barefoot doctors -- The question of interferon -- Blueprints in the bloodstream -- A conversation with Rosalyn Yalow -- Life in a test tube -- The secrets of sleep -- A long and healthy life -- A conversation with James Birren -- The healing touch -- Hunt for the legion killer -- A plague on our own children -- A conversation with Helen Caldicott -- Of pests and poisons -- Death watch for the whale -- Preserving the balance -- Part IV: Technology -- Children of Icarus -- The great violin mystery -- Mind machines -- A conversation with Patrick Winston -- The pirates of privacy -- The light of the twenty-first century -- Scientific sorcery -- Artists in the lab -- The science of murder -- Ferment in France -- Recombinant revolution -- A conversation with Walter Gilbert -- Energy futures -- Why America burns -- A is for atom, B is for bomb -- A conversation with Bernard Feld -- Appropriate technology -- "Nova" broadcast history
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9780201053593
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
82016306
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)08763751
  • (OCoLC)ocm08763751

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