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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 33, Episode 16 Arctic Passage: Ice Survivors

First Aired: February 28, 2006

A fascinating account of Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen's 1903 journey from Europe to the Pacific through the maze of islands in Arctic Canada. Amundsen set sail using a light ship and a small crew; two years later they came out the other side, proving the voyage was possible.