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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 12, Episode 16 In the Land of Polar Bears

First Aired: February 5, 1985

The work of Soviet naturalist and filmmaker Yuri Ledin, who studied polar bears on Wrangel Island off the coast of the USSR. Also observed: Siberian snow geese choosing nesting sites.

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Season 12, Episode 15

January 29, 1985

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Season 12, Episode 17

February 12, 1985

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