One Strange Rock

One Strange Rock

DVD - 2018
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Acclaimed filmmaker Darren Aronofsky and award-winning producer Jane Root present a cinematic event series hosted by Will Smith and featuring the only people who have left Earth behind: astronauts. Experience an epic tour-de-force around the globe and into space, revealing the extraordinary forces that make our planet function and allow life to thrive.
Publisher: Washington, DC : National Geographic, [2018]
Edition: Widescreen version.
Branch Call Number: DVD 550 ONE STRA
Characteristics: 3 videodiscs (approximately 472 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
digital,optical,surround,Dolby digital 5.1
video file,DVD video,region 1
Alternative Title: 1 strange rock


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May 02, 2019

Spectacular views from space, above, on and below the earth. Appears that the National Geographic web site is having free access to the program this morning as well:

E1 Gasp - Astronaut Chris Hadfield reveals the unlikely and unexpectedly interconnected systems that allow life on our planet to breathe.
E2 Storm - Ever wonder how our planet got here? It was born in a cosmic storm. The violence could have destroyed us, but instead it made us.
E3 Shield - The epic story of Earth’s battle with the sun and how life thrives here against the odds.
E4 Genesis - Our rock is special — it's alive. But how did life begin here and is it likely elsewhere?
E5 Survival - It’s not enough for Earth to be habitable, it also has to be lethal for life to thrive. This is the story of how life evolved hand in hand with death.
E6 Escape - Astronaut Chris Hadfield has seen the bullet holes left by asteroids on Earth’s surface. Our planet is vulnerable. Could we ever survive elsewhere?
E7 Terraform - For nearly 4 billion years, life has sculpted almost every part of Earth. But how exactly did life turn this once barren rock into a paradise?
E8 Alien - Is there another planet like ours out there and would it also be packed with life forms like Earth's?
E9 Awakening - Of all life on Earth, we’re the only ones with the smarts to leave our planet. How did our planet make us so intelligent?
E10 Home - Our home: one strange rock, floating in space. But just how strange is it? Are we alone?

If you like this series, don't miss:
Earth's Natural Wonders S1 and S2 (2016, 2018)
Treasures of the Earth: Power, Gems, Metals (2017)
The Gathering Swarms (2015)
The Alps From Above - A Symphony of Summits (2015)
Africa - Eye to Eye With the Unknown (2013)


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