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  • Premiered: Mar 1974
  • Episodes: 966
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Season 29
29x10
Death Star
Episode overview
Air date
Jan 08, 2002
The program probes the deep mysteries of gamma-ray bursts, the most powerful celestial explosions since the big bang.
29x11
Neanderthals On Trial
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Air date
Jan 22, 2002
The film probes the enigma of our Neanderthal cousins and the roots of our own ancestry.
29x12
Fireworks!
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Air date
Feb 05, 2002
This explosive NOVA presents the colorful history of pyrotechnics and reveals how hi-tech firing systems are transforming public displays into a dazzling, split-second science.
29x13
Secrets, Lies And Atomic Spies
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Air date
Feb 05, 2002
The program chronicles the lives and covert activities of the so-called "atom spies" in the 1940's, including the big one that got away, Theodore Alvin Hall.
29x14
The Missing Link
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Air date
Feb 26, 2002
A paleontological tour-de-force and suspenseful scientific detective story, the program documents the search for the ancestor of all four-limbed animals, including humans.
29x15
Shackleton's Voyage Of Endurance
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Air date
Mar 26, 2002
In October and November 1999, NOVA journeyed into ice-choked Antarctic waters and onto the shores of rugged Elephant and South Georgia Islands as we followed in the footsteps of Sir .. show full overview
29x16
Why The Towers Fell
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Air date
Apr 30, 2002
Can lessons learned from the Twin Towers' collapse make new buildings safer?
29x17 Season finale
Fire Wars
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Air date
May 07, 2002
In the program, NOVA accompanies the men and women of a wildland firefighting crew known as the Arrowhead Hotshots as they battle one of the most destructive wildfire seasons ever, the summer of 2000.
29x9
Killer Disease On Campus
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Air date
Sep 03, 2002
Doctors combat the deadliest for of meningitis which strikes young people out of the blue.
29x10
Mysterious Life Of Caves
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Air date
Oct 01, 2002
Toxic caverns teaming with strange life-forms spark a brand new theory about how caves form.
29x11
Lost Roman Treasure
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Air date
Oct 08, 2002
Experts rescue priceless mosaics from an ancient city that is about to disappear beneath a reservoir.
29x12
Galileo's Battle For The Heavens
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Air date
Oct 29, 2002
In this two-hour special, NOVA celebrates the story of the father of modern science and his struggle to get Church authorities to accept the truth of his astonishing discoveries. The .. show full overview
29x13
Volcano's Deadly Warning
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Air date
Nov 12, 2002
In January 1993, six scientists and three hikers were scalded and crushed to death when they ventured into the smoking mouth of the active volcano Galeras in Colombia, confident that no .. show full overview
29x14
Sinking City Of Venice
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Air date
Nov 19, 2002
Experts struggle to save the City of Canals before it vanishes beneath the waves.
29x15
The Orchid Hunter
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Air date
Nov 26, 2002
For nine months in 2000, Tom Hart Dyke was a captive of guerrillas who seized him while he was collecting wild orchids in the Colombian rain forest. Now Hart Dyke is at it again in the .. show full overview

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