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Life's rocky start / written, produced & directed by Doug Hamilton ; a Nova production by Hamilton Land and Cattle, Inc. for WGBH Boston.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library DVD 576.801 LIF (Text) 78551000644824 Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781627896276
  • ISBN: 1627896279
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Boston, MA] : WGBH Educational Foundation : c2016.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from disc label; credits from screen.
Formatted Contents Note:
A chemical starter kit -- When did life begin? -- Minerals in the mud -- The rise of oxygen -- Transforming a planet.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Edited by Rob Tinworth ; music, Chee Wei Tay.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrated by Jay O. Sanders.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally broadcast by PBS Jan. 13, 2016.
Summary, etc.:
Four and a half billion years ago, how did life emerge on Earth? Robert Hazen advances a startling idea, that the rocks on Earth were not only essential to jump-starting life, but then, life helped give birth to hundreds of minerals we rely upon today.
System Details Note:
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen presentation; stereo.
Language Note:
English dialogue; English subtitles.
Subject: Evolution (Biology)
Genre: Science films
Nonfiction films
Documentary films

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