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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 8, Episode 17 The Science of Murder

First Aired: February 17, 1981

A report on forensic medicine begins by reenacting a police homicide investigation and showing graphic footage of an autopsy performed on a gunshot victim. Also: interviews with criminologists.

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Season 8, Episode 16

February 10, 1981

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The Malady of Health Care

Season 8, Episode 18

February 24, 1981

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