Nova 1974 | TV Show

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PBS's premier science-documentary series, which has won six Peabody Awards and more than 20 Emmys (four in 2002 alone) since its 1974 debut. `Nova' clearly, and often engagingly, `demystifies' a vast range of science, technology and history topics---past a (more…)

Premiered: March 3, 1974

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Season 17, Episode 1 The Hidden City

First Aired: October 3, 1989

A 1989 tour of "The Hidden City," New York's infrastructure that's "invisible and ignored" except when it breaks down. Included: power plants in Queens and Westchester; and a garbage landfill on Staten Island.

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Confronting Killer Gene

Season 16, Episode 21

March 28, 1989

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The Controversial Dr. Koop

Season 17, Episode 2

October 10, 1989