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Nova

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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 19 In Search of Human Origins

First Aired: March 2, 1994

"In Search of Human Origins" concludes with attempts to discover how Homo habilis evolved into Homo sapiens. Included: how the use of fire (for warmth) enabled early humans to migrate; the riddle of the Neanderthals.