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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 14, Episode 12 Children of Eve

First Aired: January 27, 1987

A report on a theory that everyone is descended from one woman or a small group of women who lived 300,000 years ago. Also: a 3.5 million-year-old skeleton of a female that walked upright.

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Season 14, Episode 11

January 20, 1987

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Why Planes Crash

Season 14, Episode 13

February 3, 1987

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