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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 19, Episode 5 Taller Than Everest

First Aired: November 5, 1991

Scientists use satellite measurements to determine whether Pakistan's K2 might actually be taller than Mount Everest. Included: comments from climbers and scientists; footage of expeditions to both peaks. Narrator: Stacy Keach.