Season 27, Episode 3 The Diamond Deception
First Aired: February 1, 2000
Advances in synthetic-diamond production are examined. Included: visits to labs in Russia, China and the U.S.; a history of synthetic-diamond research; and a look at the allure of diamonds throughout history.
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- Premiered: March 3, 1974
- Rating: None
- 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)