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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 8 Skyscraper: A Nova Special

First Aired: December 10, 1991

An edited version of a 1990 series on the construction of Manhattan's 47-story Worldwide Plaza. Included: comments from developers, architects, the construction manager. Also: wind, water and smoke tests; assembly and installation of the roof frame.

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Avoiding the Surgeon's Knife

Season 19, Episode 7

December 3, 1991

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The Fine Art of Faking It

Season 19, Episode 9

December 17, 1991

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