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|NOVA scienceNOW Launches
Online Destination for Hot Science
scienceNOW web site is a newly designed portal on NOVA's Web site,
the most trafficked destination on pbs.org.
scienceNOW web site features streaming video of each hour-long
broadcast episode, in-depth interactive
scientist profiles, downloadable podcasts, a blog of dispatches from the
production team in the field, viewer forums, and much more, all in a variety
of engaging formats.
Launched January 18, 2005, the
site will be updated regularly with fresh content throughout the year,
creating an exciting ongoing presence for the series and a 24/7 online
destination for thought-provoking science.
The site features streaming
video of each hour-long broadcast episode, in-depth interactive scientist
profiles, downloadable podcasts, a blog of dispatches from the production
team in the field, viewer forums, and much more, all in a variety of engaging
Web Site Features at http://www.pbs.org/nova/sciencenow:
Hear from the production team
in the field about stories under investigation for installments of NOVA
Send in ideas for future episodes,
or share your thoughts on NOVA scienceNOW with others in this online
Find out more about MIT scientist
James McLurkins groundbreaking work on miniature robots and its potential
applications, see whats inside the backpack he carries everywhere, and
explore what he views as the seminal career moments from his early childhood
Hear directly from neuroscientist
Daniel Glaser about his latest research on how the brain responds to the
movements of others through a downloadable interview.
Name That Sound
See if you can guess what this
sound of science is.
Recipe for Noisy Sand
Scientists have long wondered
why some sand dunes make booming sounds. But sand can also burp, croak,
and more. Find out what it takes.
How Do They Know That?
Find out how experts from the
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration come up with the amazing
fact that the total energy released through cloud and rain formation in
an average hurricane is equivalent to 200 times the worldwide electrical
Watch NOVA scienceNOW on
the Web site (available post-broadcast in QuickTime, Windows Media, or
Keep current by reading the
best science news articles from the mainstream media, updated daily.
Donate your unused computing
time to science, attend a science café, tell us what you think about
the stories were telling on air and on the Web site, or send us your ideas
for future NOVA scienceNOW installments.
Find classroom activity ideas
for before and after viewing NOVA scienceNOW, create a NOVA scienceNOW
news board, and more.
For further information contact
Diane Buxton, NOVA scienceNOW (617-300-4274 -
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