Synopsis by Laura Mahnken
Nova has won numerous Emmy awards since its debut in 1973 and is America's longest-running and most-watched science program to date. The series prides itself on helping the world understand and experience the excitement of exploring some of the most mind-boggling mysteries in the universe. Nova tackles dry scientific subjects and educates its viewers in an entertaining and captivating style they like to call "adventures in science." The program covers an eclectic array of subjects from the Miracle of Life to the biology of Hearing, Smell, and the science of Fire.