Season 41, Episode 21 Emperor's Ghost Army
First Aired: November 12, 2014
The story of the terra-cotta army found in the mausoleum of the first emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang, including how and why the clay warriors were made. Also: the technology behind the statues' still-lethal crossbows, spears, and swords.
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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)