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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 15, Episode 14 Battles in the War on Cancer: Turning the Tide

First Aired: February 23, 1988

"Breast Cancer: Turning the Tide" concludes the two-part "Battles in the War on Cancer" with breakthroughs in treatment and research. Included: lumpectomies; factors that may contribute to the disease; and differences in cancer rates between American and Asian women. Host: Jane Pauley.

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Why Planes Burn

Season 15, Episode 13

February 9, 1988

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The Mystery of the Master Builders

Season 15, Episode 15

March 8, 1988