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Nova

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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 35, Episode 11 AstroSpies

First Aired: February 12, 2008

A look at the Cold War-era plans of the U.S. and USSR to militarize space. Included: insights from astronauts involved in the top-secret American program; a look at the Soviet "Almaz" spy station, which featured high-powered spy cameras and a cannon to knock out enemy satellites.