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Death of a star

Author: Robin BatesBill MasonWGBH Educational Foundation.British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.Norddeutscher Rundfunk.All authors
Publisher: Boston, MA : WGBH Educational Foundation, ©1987.
Series: NOVA video library, Adventures in science.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On February 23, 1987, a young Canadian astronomer witnessed one of the most violent cosmic events since the creation of the universe - a supernova - the gargantuan explosion resulting when a star blows itself apart. Nova covers this fast breaking story as astronomers from all over the world study the historic event.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Educational television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Science television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Bates; Bill Mason; WGBH Educational Foundation.; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Norddeutscher Rundfunk.; Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.; Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
ISBN: 1884738222 9781884738227
OCLC Number: 33237336
Language Note: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally produced for broadcast on the public television series Nova in 1987.
Credits: Editor, William Lattanzi ; camera, John Hazard, Gary Maunder ; original music composed by Peter Melnick ; animation, Dan Krech Productions, Inc., Jon Lomberg.
Performer(s): Narrator, Bill Mason.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videocassette (58 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. + 1 teacher's guide.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: NOVA video library, Adventures in science.
Other Titles: Nova (Television program)
Responsibility: A production of WGBH in association with the British Broadcasting Corporation, Norddeutscher Rundfunk, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation for Nova ; executive producer, Paula S. Apsell ; written, produced, and directed by Robin Bates ; science editor, Thomas Levenson ; executive editor, William Grant.

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On February 23, 1987, a young Canadian astronomer witnessed one of the most violent cosmic events since the creation of the universe - a supernova - the gargantuan explosion resulting when a star blows itself apart. Nova covers this fast breaking story as astronomers from all over the world study the historic event.

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