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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 1, Episode 2 Where Did Colorado Go?

First Aired: March 10, 1974

The Colorado River, which once flowed to the Gulf of California, now ends some 20 miles inland. Scientists blame the river's stagnation on two dams built along it. This report assesses the damage to this natural resource and examines preventions to similar errors.

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March 3, 1974

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March 17, 1974

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