In this famous mini TV series in seven episodes, Nova explains the whole idea of evolution. Fascinating!
- Darwin's Dangerous Idea
Finches (pinsons) of the Galapagos.
- Great Transformations
If the entire history of the Earth is called an hour, in the first 50 minutes there are mainly microbes. Animal life appears in the last 10 minutes. All of human history lasts a hundredth of a second. Bacillosaurus found in the
Perhaps six mass extinctions have already taken place in Earth’s history, including the one of dinosaurs 65 million years ago. After a short period, their extinction allowed small mammals to multiply and grow larger. Scientists setting automatic cameras to take pictures and count wild animals in Thailand’s rain forest and measure a possible decrease in the number of animals (specially predators). Snakes infest
- The Evolutionary Arms Race
Multidrug resistand tuberculosis spreading worldwide from a prison in
- Why Sex
Species of lizard that has only females, having offspring carrying 100% of their genes (clones). What evolutionary pressure drove most living species towards sexual reproduction? “Red queen” theory:
- The Mind's Big Bang
In a 43,000 year old site in
- What About God