Season 24, Episode 17 The Hunt for Alien Worlds

First Aired: February 18, 1997

Astronomers discuss the search for planets outside our solar system in "Hunt for Alien Worlds," an often technical look at the study of what may---or may not---be orbiting distant stars. Included: a system of moons believed to contain the basic elements necessary to sustain life. Narrator: Joe Morton.

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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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