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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 11, Episode 6 A Magic Way of Going: The Story of Thoroughbreds

First Aired: November 15, 1983

"A Magic Way of Going" looks at the use of genealogical data in the breeding of thoroughbred horses. Also: why the species may have reached a "genetic plateau."

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To Live Until You Die: The Work of Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

Season 11, Episode 5

November 8, 1983

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A Normal Face: The Wonders of Plastic Surgery

Season 11, Episode 7

November 22, 1983