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Series: Evolution

 

Evolution: Great Transformations

   2004    Science
What triggered the incredible diversity of life on Earth, and how have complex life forms, including humans, evolved? Is there direction to evolution? And is human intelligence inevitable? This program focuses on evolution's 'great transformations' —among them the development of a standard four-limbed body plan, the journey from water to land, the return of marine mammals to the sea, and the emergence of humans. Driven by a combination of opportunism and a genetic 'toolkit', these astounding leaps forward define the arc of evolution. And they suggest that every living creature on earth today, and every species that has ever existed, is a variation on a grand genetic theme—a member of one, and only one, tree of life

Evolution: The Evolutionary Arms Race

   2004    Science
Survival of the fittest: Raw competition? Intense cooperation? Both are essential. Interactions between and within species are among the most powerful evolutionary forces on Earth, and understanding them may be a key to our own survival.

Depeche Mode: Live in Berlin
Depeche Mode: Live in Berlin

   2014    Art
The Human Body
The Human Body

   1998    Medicine
A Traveler Guide to the Planets
A Traveler Guide to the Planets

   2010    Science
Earth, the Power of the Planet
Earth, the Power of the Planet

   2007    Nature
Five Came Back
Five Came Back

   2017    Art
Human Universe
Human Universe

   2014    History