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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 13, Episode 9 Animal Architects

First Aired: December 3, 1985

Examining creatures that use materials to build structures---in trees, under water and in the earth---with often beautiful results. Observed: a wasp building a hanging mud structure; a mouse weaving a basket of blades of grass.

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Season 13, Episode 8

November 26, 1985

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The Plane That Changed the World

Season 13, Episode 10

December 17, 1985

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