Season 37, Episode 16 Hunting the Edge of Space: The Mystery of the Milky Way

First Aired: April 6, 2010

Part 1 of 2 on how the telescope revolutionized the understanding of the universe. This installment highlights today's powerful telescopes, which reveal the universe in astonishing detail.

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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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