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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

Rating: None

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Season 13, Episode 17 Skydive to Rain Forest

First Aired: March 4, 1986

"Skydive to the Rain Forest" follows a team that parachuted onto Cerro Autano, a "sandstone monolith" that rises abruptly out of the Venezuelan jungle. Included: scenes of the group studying a network of caves, and the region's flora and fauna.