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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 3, Episode 18 Inside the Shark

First Aired: June 13, 1976

Following marine biologists as they study the traits that make sharks such effective predators. Among their findings: supersensitive hearing that enables the fish to detect their prey up to one mile away; and razor-sharp teeth that are constantly being replaced. Also: a look at the Navy's research into shark repellants.

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Season 3, Episode 17

June 6, 1976

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The Genetic Chance

Season 3, Episode 19

June 20, 1976

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