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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 2, Episode 3 The Hunting of the Quark

First Aired: November 17, 1974

"The Hunting of the Quark," a subatomic particle believed to be even smaller than electrons. This report traces attempts to prove that quarks exist, an investigation that involves the use of huge particle accelerators that can isolate an atom's components.

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