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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 16, Episode 5 Can the Vatican Save Sistine Chapel?

First Aired: October 4, 1988

The controversy surrounding a project to restore Michelangelo's ceiling frescoes in the Sistine Chapel. Included: comments from sculptor George Segal and Vatican secretary general Walter Persegati.

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Pioneers of Surgery: Beyond the Knife

Season 16, Episode 4

September 27, 1988

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Can the Next President Win the Space Race?

Season 16, Episode 6

October 11, 1988