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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 25, Episode 11 Mysterious Mummies of China

First Aired: January 20, 1998

"China's Mysterious Mummies" follows the study of a number of perfectly preserved bodies---believed to be Europeans---unearthed in the Takla Makan desert. The hour considers how and when the European travelers visited Central Asia, and what impact they had on Chinese civilization.