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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 34, Episode 5 Monster of the Milky Way

First Aired: October 31, 2006

An examination of black holes, what they are, and their role in the life and death of galaxies. Included: the work of a team led by UCLA astrophysicist Andrea M. Ghez to prove that a black hole exists at the center of the Milky Way (and if it does, what it may mean for the fate of the galaxy).

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