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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 18, Episode 21 The Chip vs. the Chess Master

First Aired: March 26, 1991

The celebrated 1989 chess match that pitted Soviet world champion Gary Kasparov against a computer known as “Deep Thought.” Included: a history of chess; comments from grandmasters and creators of “Deep Thought.”

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Season 19, Episode 1

October 1, 1991