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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 4, Episode 14 The Red Planet

First Aired: April 27, 1977

A look at theories about life on Mars features panoramic photographs of the planet and studies of air and soil samples made by Viking landers. Also shown: the crafts' search for subsurface water deposits.