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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 21, Episode 17 In Search of Human Origins

First Aired: February 28, 1994

A three-hour exploration "In Search of Human Origins" begins with Africa's Great Rift Valley, the site of the 1974 discovery of the "Lucy" skeleton by paleoanthropologist Donald Johanson. Included: the significance of the find.

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Can Chimps Talk?

Season 21, Episode 16

February 15, 1994

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In Search of Human Origins

Season 21, Episode 18

March 1, 1994

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