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Earth explorer : geophysicist Marcia McNutt

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Alternate title:Geophysicist Marcia McNutt
Summary:Examines the career and personality of geophysicist Marcia McNutt, tenured professor in earth sciences at M.I.T. and widow and mother of three young daughters. Profiles her doing research on the earth's geological plates on a critical juncture beneath Lake Mead, Nevada, and the xenoliths of Tahiti, as well as her everyday activities.
Contributor:Meyer, Muffie
Hovde, Ellen
Provider:WGBH Educational Foundation
Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Topical subjects:Women geophysicists United States Biography
Women scientists United States Biography
McNutt, Marcia
Credits:Director of photography, Joe Vitagliano ; narrator, Michelle Pfeiffer ; editor, Sharon Sachs ; music, Richard Einhorn.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Science, Technology
Films@UM Browse terms:Science, Technology, and Math
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