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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 1, Episode 4 The Search for Life

First Aired: March 24, 1974

Does life exist on other planets? A U.S. space project that may answer the question is the subject of this report, which examines the building of one unmanned craft slated to land on Mars in 1976. Interviewed: astronomer Carl Sagan ("The Cosmic Connection").

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