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Biography, Charles Darwin: Evolution's Voice
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produced by Noah Morowitz, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1998), 45 mins
Discusses the life, accomplishments, and impact of the great naturalist, Charles Darwin, from his historic voyage on the Beagle to his personal anguish over publicizing his finding.
produced by Noah Morowitz, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1998), 45 mins
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Darwin: The Life and Legacy, Part 1
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directed by Vyv Simson; produced by Vyv Simson, British Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 2009), 59 mins
Darwin: The Life and Legacy - A revolutionary whose legacy is still evolving. Part 1: Focusing on Charles Darwin's early life and influences, The Life traces his maturation as a naturalist from his birth to the publication of his key work the Origin of Species. To provide a contextual base for Darwin's revolution...
directed by Vyv Simson; produced by Vyv Simson, British Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 2009), 59 mins
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Darwin: The Life and Legacy, Part 2
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directed by David Malone, 1962-; produced by David Malone, 1962- (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 2009), 52 mins
Darwin: The Life and Legacy - A revolutionary whose legacy is still evolving. Part 2: The Legacy focuses on the impact of Darwin's theories on evolution and the implications of his writings. Using Natural Selection as a starting point, the program explores the often contentious ideas arising from Darwin's work, i...
directed by David Malone, 1962-; produced by David Malone, 1962- (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 2009), 52 mins
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Darwin's Brave New World, Evolutions
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directed by Jason Bourque, 1972- and Lisa Matthews, fl. 2002, in Darwin's Brave New World (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: National Film and Sound Archive of Australia, 2009), 53 mins
Darwin turns his back on scientific celebrity and becomes a virtual recluse, secretly gathering evidence for his theory of evolution. He is almost trumped by a rival book on evolution but finds a steadfast supporter in the young botanist, Joseph Hooker. Darwin's faith is shattered by the death of his beloved daugh...
directed by Jason Bourque, 1972- and Lisa Matthews, fl. 2002, in Darwin's Brave New World (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: National Film and Sound Archive of Australia, 2009), 53 mins
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Darwin's Brave New World, Origins
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directed by Jason Bourque, 1972- and Lisa Matthews, fl. 2002, in Darwin's Brave New World (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: National Film and Sound Archive of Australia, 2009), 55 mins
When 21-year-old Charles Darwin embarks on a five-year voyage to the Southern Hemisphere, it transforms him from a dilettante into a revolutionary and groundbreaking scientist. On the last and often-ignored leg of his voyage to New Zealand and Australia, Darwin goes further than ever before towards his radical the...
directed by Jason Bourque, 1972- and Lisa Matthews, fl. 2002, in Darwin's Brave New World (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: National Film and Sound Archive of Australia, 2009), 55 mins
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Darwin's Brave New World, Publish and Be Damned
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directed by Jason Bourque, 1972- and Lisa Matthews, fl. 2002, in Darwin's Brave New World (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: National Film and Sound Archive of Australia, 2009), 53 mins
After labouring in secret for 20 years, Charles Darwin is almost trumped by the obscure young naturalist, Alfred Russel Wallace, who has been in the southern world of Australasia for almost a decade. Shocked that someone else is drawing the same conclusions, Darwin knows that he must publish his own work post hast...
directed by Jason Bourque, 1972- and Lisa Matthews, fl. 2002, in Darwin's Brave New World (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: National Film and Sound Archive of Australia, 2009), 53 mins
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History of Science, Episode 6, Who Are We?
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directed by Nigel Walk, fl. 2004-2014 and Naomi Law, fl. 2007; produced by Nigel Walk, fl. 2004-2014 and Naomi Law, fl. 2007, British Broadcasting Corporation, in History of Science, Episode 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 49 mins
In Who Are We?, Michael Mosley takes an informative and ambitious journey exploring how the evolution of scientific understanding is intimately interwoven with society's historical path. We now know that the brain - the organ that more than any other makes us human - is one of the wonders of the universe, and yet...
directed by Nigel Walk, fl. 2004-2014 and Naomi Law, fl. 2007; produced by Nigel Walk, fl. 2004-2014 and Naomi Law, fl. 2007, British Broadcasting Corporation, in History of Science, Episode 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 49 mins
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Horizon, Did Darwin Get It Wrong?
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directed by Alec Nisbett, fl. 1980-1989; produced by Alec Nisbett, fl. 1980-1989, in Horizon (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1981), 1 hour 14 mins
In this episode, Horizon explores the new evolutionary theory that there are sudden, vs. gradual, evolutionary changes from one species to another.
directed by Alec Nisbett, fl. 1980-1989; produced by Alec Nisbett, fl. 1980-1989, in Horizon (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1981), 1 hour 14 mins
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Physical Geology, Prog. 1, Seafloor Exploration
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produced by Dallas County Community College District, in Physical Geology, Prog. 1 (Dallas County, TX: Dallas County Community College District, 2012), 10 mins
In many ways, the seafloor is the "final frontier". In fact, we know more about the surface of the moon than we know about the seafloor, the largest part of Earth’s surface. Scientific exploration of the seafloor began in the late eighteenth century, but two-and-a-half centuries later we ask, "How do we know wha...
produced by Dallas County Community College District, in Physical Geology, Prog. 1 (Dallas County, TX: Dallas County Community College District, 2012), 10 mins
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Plants Behaving Badly, Part 1, Plants Behaving Badly: Murder & Mayhem
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directed by Steve Nicholls, fl. 1986; produced by Steve Nicholls, fl. 1986, Terra Mater Factual Studios and Sky Vision, in Plants Behaving Badly, Part 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2013), 53 mins

Charles Darwin was fascinated by the extraordinary behavior of carnivorous plants, and we now know that he barely knew the half of it. Recently scientists have shown that many more plants are carnivorous than we ever thought. Welcome to the world of killer tomatoes and murderous potatoes.

But even the more obvious...

directed by Steve Nicholls, fl. 1986; produced by Steve Nicholls, fl. 1986, Terra Mater Factual Studios and Sky Vision, in Plants Behaving Badly, Part 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2013), 53 mins
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