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Life's rocky start

Author: Doug HamiltonJay O SandersRobert M HazenCheeWei TayHamilton Land & Cattle, Inc.,All authors
Publisher: [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS Distribution, [2016]
Series: Nova (Television program)
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Four and a half billion years ago, how did life emerge on Earth? Robert Hazen advances a startling idea, that the rocks on Earth were not only essential to jump-starting life, but then, life helped give birth to hundreds of minerals we rely upon today.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Science television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Doug Hamilton; Jay O Sanders; Robert M Hazen; CheeWei Tay; Hamilton Land & Cattle, Inc.,; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.),; PBS Distribution (Firm),
ISBN: 9781627896276 1627896279
OCLC Number: 936187936
Language Note: In English with optional English SDH subtitles for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Documentary.
Running time indicated on container: approximately 60 minutes; actual program running time: 54 minutes.
Credits: Managing director, Alan Ritsko ; senior executive producer, Paula S. Apsell ; editor, Rob Tinworth ; camera, Brad Dillon (and eight others) ; music, Chee Wei Tay.
Performer(s): Narrator, Jay O. Sanders ; commentator, Robert Hazen.
Event notes: Originally broadcast by PBS Jan. 13, 2016.
Target Audience: TV Parental Guidelines rating: TV-G (general audience; most parents would find this program suitable for all ages).
Description: 1 videodisc (54 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, Region 1; widescreen presentation; stereo.
Contents: A chemical starter kit --
When did life begin? --
Minerals in the mud --
The rise of oxygen --
Transforming a planet.
Series Title: Nova (Television program)
Other Titles: Life's rocky start :
Nova (Television program)
Responsibility: a Nova production by Hamilton Land and Cattle, Inc. for WGBH Boston ; written, produced & directed by Doug Hamilton.

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Four and a half billion years ago, how did life emerge on Earth? Robert Hazen advances a startling idea, that the rocks on Earth were not only essential to jump-starting life, but then, life helped give birth to hundreds of minerals we rely upon today.

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