From: LARRY KLAES (ljk4_at_msn.com)
Date: Fri Mar 16 2007 - 12:47:17 PDT
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>Subject: [NOVA] Mystery of the Megaflood
>Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2007 15:20:32 -0400 (EDT)
>Next on NOVA: "Mystery of the Megaflood"
>Broadcast: March 20, 2007 at 8 p.m. ET/PT
>(NOVA airs Tuesdays on PBS at 8 p.m. Check your local listings as
>dates and times may vary.)
>One of the Earth's strangest geological riddles is the evidence for a
>huge catastrophe that struck eastern Washington State some millennia
>ago. It took scientists decades to figure out that a colossal
>flood had carved out bizarre landscape features strewn across
>thousands of square miles. On "Mystery of the Megaflood," NOVA gets
>to the bottom of what created this compelling detective story. The
>program features a dogged geologist sticking to his bold theory
>despite virtual professional banishment. Eventually, other geologists
>join his cause and fill in the intricate details, which NOVA
>recreates in stunning computer animation to show what may be one of
>the most spectacular series of events ever to occur on our planet.
>Here's what you'll find on the companion Web site:
>Interview & Article
> Fantastic Floods
> In this interview, learn what megafloods can tell us about Mars,
> the nature of science, and more.
> Ice Age Lake
> What would Glacial Lake Missoula have looked like before its
> disastrous emptyings? Find out here.
> Explore the Scablands
> Examine the evidence left by the violent floods.
> Stumbling Upon a Treasure
> Try your hand at our gee-whiz geology quiz.
>Also, Links & Books, the Teacher's Guide, the program transcript,
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