Season 20, Episode 16 Roller Coaster!
First Aired: November 16, 1993
Observing how amusement-park rides are constructed, and tracks their evolution from 17th-century “flying mountains” in Russia to contemporary theme-park attractions. Included: Ohio's Magnum, which is more than 200 feet high.
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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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