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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 13, Episode 12 Goddess of Earth

First Aired: January 28, 1986

A review of James Lovelock's Gaia theory on the role of organisms in maintaining life on Earth. Included: how the atmosphere appears to be self-regulating; why the earth's temperature remains constant; and why there's no life on Mars.