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NOVA scienceNOW

NOVA scienceNOW

"NOVA scienceNOW" reports from the frontiers of science and technology. With astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson as host, episodes feature lively science news updates detailing important discoveries and issues--from stories about hot technology and science subjects to profiles of leading scientists.

The Internet audience can participate via the NOVA scienceNOW web site, where they can watch entire episodes online and explore companion content, including interactive activities and interviews.

A podcast with series host Neil deGrasse Tyson and other correspondents offers brief audio pieces about the most intriguing stories and personalities in science and technology today. For more information about subscribing to the NOVA scienceNOW podcast and the RSS feed, see http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/rss/.

Each episode also has an accompanying teacher's guide to download for use in science classrooms (see http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/sciencenow/educators/subject-anth.html).

Visit the "NOVA scienceNOW" web site at



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