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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 24, Episode 8 Odyssey of Life: Unknown World

First Aired: November 25, 1996

Part 2 of "Odyssey of Life" explores the world of microscopic bacteria, viruses and creatures whose activities have significant impact on humans. Included: book lice, museum beetles and hair-follicle mites. Also: footage of HIV as it travels through the body.