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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 8 The Water Crisis

First Aired: November 25, 1980

This report involves mountain lakes in New York, where "acid rain" is killing fish and vegetation; California farmlands faced with inadequate irrigation; Boston's antiquated plumbing system; and polluted drinking water in Bedford, Mass.

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Season 8, Episode 7

November 18, 1980

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Season 8, Episode 9

December 2, 1980

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