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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 31, Episode 16 The People Paradox

First Aired: March 18, 2005

Examining the “demographic divide” between developed and underdeveloped nations. Visits to India, Japan and Kenya explore problems caused by too many people in the underdeveloped world and too few in many industrialized nations, where too many people will soon be old. Oliver Platt narrates.

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Season 31, Episode 15

March 30, 2004

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China Revs Up

Season 31, Episode 17

April 24, 2005

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