Season 23, Episode 12 Lost City of Arabia

First Aired: October 8, 1996

Scientists scour the desert in search of Ubar, "The Lost City of Arabia," which vanished into the sands circa A.D. 300. The Koran describes it as a trade center that was cursed by its peoples' wickedness. Included: how technology aided the search; T.H. Lawrence's interest in the city.

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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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