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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 24, Episode 18 Curse of T. rex

First Aired: February 25, 1997

A revealing look at the lucrative---and competitive---business of buying and selling prehistoric remains. Featured is a Federal case involving ownership of a valuable dinosaur fossil unearthed in South Dakota in 1991. Also: conflicts between scientific and commercial fossil hunting.

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The Hunt for Alien Worlds

Season 24, Episode 17

February 18, 1997

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Cut to the Heart

Season 24, Episode 19

April 8, 1997

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