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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 41, Episode 9 Asteroid: Doomsday or Payday?

First Aired: November 20, 2013

The dichotomy that surrounds asteroids is examined. On the one hand, a large asteroid could end life on Earth. On the other hand, however, some asteroids could provide a massive payday for intrepid entrepreneurs, as they can contain billions of dollars' worth of such elements as iron, nickel and even platinum.

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Season 41, Episode 8

November 20, 2013

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Season 41, Episode 10

January 8, 2014

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