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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 14, Episode 20 The Desert Doesn't Bloom Here Anymore

First Aired: March 31, 1987

A report on unusable land resulting from farming and irrigation practices. Included: African farms that have turned into wasteland because of deforestation; and problems caused by irrigation drainage in the U.S.

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Will the World Starve?

Season 14, Episode 19

March 24, 1987

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The Rocky Road to Jupiter

Season 14, Episode 21

April 7, 1987

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