Season 13, Episode 13 The Planet That Got Knocked on Its Side

First Aired: October 21, 1986

Uranus as pictured by Voyager 2, which flew to within 50,000 miles of the vertically spinning planet in January 1986. Included: images of the planet's rotation, weather, rings and satellites.

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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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