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Nova

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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 10, Episode 8 Tracking the Supertrains

First Aired: December 14, 1982

Examining supertrains such as France's TGV, the world's fastest; Japan's “bullet,” which has set the standard for safety and efficiency; and Britain's APT, which tilts to take curves.