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This beautiful and definitive five-part series reveals how, 3.7 billion years ago, a few fundamental laws gave birth to the most complex, diverse, and unique force in the universe—life. Light, gravity, time, matter, and energy are the building blocks of everything, from the smallest microbe on Earth to the biggest galaxy. Today, there are thought to be as many as 100 million different species on Earth. Wonders of Life tells the story of the amazing diversity and adaptability of life through the laws that govern it. From the dance of chromosomes as cells divide to the spark of electricity that causes muscles to move, this series uncovers the secrets of life in the most unexpected locations and in the most stunning detail. Be astonished by the inventiveness of nature and discover the epic journey from the origin of life to our own existence. A BBC Production. 5-part series, 50 minutes each.

Length: 256 minutes

Item#: BVL55731

ISBN: 978-0-81609-272-7

Copyright date: ©2013

Closed Captioned

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“A pretty impressive commitment to public service broadcasting. Long may it last.” —The Daily Telegraph (London)

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