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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 9 Hawaii: Crucible of Life

First Aired: January 18, 1983

Exotic species of plants, insects and birds endemic to the Hawaiian Islands. Also: an examination of ecological imbalances in those islands due to encroaching civilization, farmers seeking more land to cultivate and animals introduced to Hawaii from other lands.

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Tracking the Supertrains

Season 10, Episode 8

December 14, 1982

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The Pleasure of Finding Things Out

Season 10, Episode 10

January 25, 1983

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