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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 8, Episode 7 The Wizard Who Spat on the Floor

First Aired: November 18, 1980

A look at Thomas Alva Edison, whose inventions are surveyed. Also: interviews with Edison's daughter, employees and critics, and the research lab he built.

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