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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 4 The Secrets of Sleep

First Aired: November 24, 1974

Sleep is the subject of this report. Among the insomniacs interviewed is a man who sleeps only 15 minutes a night. Also: how factors such as drugs and extended periods of isolation affect a person's sleeping habits.

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Season 2, Episode 3

November 17, 1974

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Season 2, Episode 5

December 1, 1974

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