Season 34, Episode 5 First Flower

First Aired: April 17, 2007

Charles Darwin dubbed the flower, of which there exist between 220,000 and 400,000 different types, “an abominable mystery” because of the difficulties in determining its origins. Here, the search for the flower's roots leads to a remote area in China.

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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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