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Geologist Iain Stewart demonstrates the power of plants and the crucial role they have played in the Earth's evolution. The three-part series reveals how plants harnessed light from the sun.

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Professor Iain Stewart finds out about the impact of grass on the planet.
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Professor Iain Stewart journeys to the remote islands of the South Pacific to track down the earliest flowers. In the deserts of Africa and rainforests of Vietnam, he sees how they brought brilliant colour to the most barren landscapes and sculpted the earth itself. He also learns how flowers drove the evolution of all animals - kick-starting our human story.
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Professor Iain Stewart journeys from the caves of Vietnam to the remote deserts of Africa.

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What is life? And how did it begin? Professor Brian Cox explores the globe to reveal how a few fundamental laws of science gave birth to the most complex, and unique, feature of the universe. In the five-part series, Cox -- a professor of physics at the University of Manchester in England -- travels from the Philippines to the U.S., Madagascar and Mexico to explore life through physics, and concludes that, far from demanding a mystical explanation, the emergence of life might be an inevitable consequence of the physical laws that govern the universe.
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Geologist Iain Stewart investigates the creation of the continents.
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This co-production of the BBC and the Science Channel is hosted by physicist Brian Cox ("Wonders of the Universe"), who is fascinated by the wonders of our planet and the laws of nature that created them. In this five-part series he travels the globe to examine some of the most compelling phenomena, demonstrating the power of the sun as he watches a total solar eclipse in India and the Aurora Borealis in Norway. In addition to the breathtaking footage, viewers can learn about the power of the forces of nature and their impact on the planet in this Peabody Award-winning documentary series.
Physicist Brian Cox discusses various aspects of the universe, featuring a "wonder" related to each featured topic. Among the topics covered are the nature of time, relating humans to the life cycles of stars and the effect of gravity across the universe.
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Brian Cox trata de comprender el tiempo. Desde un calendario hasta las Playas de Costa Rica.
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"Earth: The Biography" reveals the geological forces that have shaped the planet, specifically volcanoes, the oceans, the atmosphere and ice. Computer-generated imagery and the use of satellite photography offer a balance between dramatic visuals and illuminating facts, while time-lapse photography brings the planet to life.
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Chris Packham takes viewers on a journey of some of the weirdest natural events on the planet.