Season 16, Episode 2 The Last Journey of a Genius

First Aired: January 24, 1989

A profile of physicist Richard Feynman (1918-88), whose research on atoms won him a Nobel Prize. Included: an interview with Feynman, who discusses his work and his quest to visit Tannu Tuva, in the USSR.

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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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