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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 38, Episode 10 Making Stuff: Smaller

First Aired: January 26, 2011

Part 2 of 4 of "Making Stuff" examines nanotechnology and the never-ending quest to make things tinier and tinier. Included: nano-circuits and micro-robots that may hold the key to groundbreaking medical treatments; the materials that enable small applications, including silicon (used for computer chips) and carbon, which is being manipulated at the atomic level.

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