Season 7, Episode 2 Life on a Silken Thread

First Aired: October 9, 1979

A report on spiders uses time-lapse, slow-motion and microscopic photography to observe the arachnids. Included is a look at some of the more than 35,000 species, such as the poisonous black widow, the jumping spider and the spitting spider. Also examined are intricate and varied webs.

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  • Premiered: March 3, 1974
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  • Premise: 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)

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