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Dave Brain : What a Planet Needs to Sustain Life

Author: Films Media Group,; TED (Organization)
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : TED Conferences LLC, New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Films Media Group, [2016] ©2016 2017.
Series: TED talks.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Venus is too hot, Mars is too cold, and Earth is just right, says planetary scientist Dave Brain. But why? In this pleasantly humorous talk, Brain explores the fascinating science behind what it takes for a planet to host life and why humanity may just be in the right place at the right time when it comes to the timeline of life-sustaining planets.
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Genre/Form: Internet videos
Named Person: Dave Brain
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films Media Group,; TED (Organization)
OCLC Number: 1004244045
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released by TED Conferences LLC., 2016.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on April 17, 2017.
Title from distributor's description (Films Media Group, May 17, 2017).
Target Audience: 9 & up.
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (13 min., 42 sec.)) : sound, color.
Series Title: TED talks.
Other Titles: What a Planet Needs to Sustain Life
Responsibility: TED Conferences LLC.
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Abstract:

Venus is too hot, Mars is too cold, and Earth is just right, says planetary scientist Dave Brain. But why? In this pleasantly humorous talk, Brain explores the fascinating science behind what it takes for a planet to host life and why humanity may just be in the right place at the right time when it comes to the timeline of life-sustaining planets.

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