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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 39, Episode 3 Finding Life Beyond Earth: Are We Alone?

First Aired: October 19, 2011

Part 1 of 2. The effort to locate life elsewhere in the universe is examined. It's a difficult task due to the many planets that could theoretically support life.

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Surviving the Tsunami: A Nova Special Presentation

Season 39, Episode 2

September 28, 2011

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Finding Life Beyond Earth: Moons and Beyond

Season 39, Episode 4

October 19, 2011