Season 35, Episode 14 Cracking the Maya Code

First Aired: April 8, 2008

The story of how the hieroglyphs used by the Maya, an ancient people who lived in what is now southern Mexico and Central America, were deciphered. Included: footage of Maya art and temples.

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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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