Season 7, Episode 7 The Bridge That Spanned the World

First Aired: December 4, 1979

"The Bridge That Spanned the World" traces the erection of England's 200-year-old Iron Bridge, the first all-iron span. The report also examines the bridge's technology, including innovations at the Coalbrookdale foundry in the 18th century.

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  • Premiered: March 3, 1974
  • Rating: None
  • 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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