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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 9, Episode 3 The Great Violin Mystery

First Aired: October 11, 1981

An examination of 17th and 18th-century musical instruments that are still known for their remarkably superior sounds. Included: an interview with violinist Joseph Silverstein and a history of the instrument.

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Why America Burns

Season 9, Episode 2

October 4, 1981

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Cosmic Fire

Season 9, Episode 4

October 18, 1981