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Wonders of life.

Author: Brian Cox; Andrew Cohen
Publisher: Australia Roadshow Entertainment Distributed by BBC Worldwide Australia Pty Ltd, 2013 ©2013.
Series: Wonders. (Television program)
Edition/Format:   DVD video : PAL color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In another acclaimed Wonders series, Prof. Brian Cox turns his knowledge and enthusiasm to explore the fundamental principles that enabled life to begin and thrive on Earth. In this beautiful and definitive series Prof. Cox tells the 3.7 billion year story of how a few basic ingredients gave birth to the complex and unique phenomenon we call life. Revealing how everything in the universe, from the smallest microbe  Read more...
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Genre/Form: DVDs
Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Cox; Andrew Cohen
OCLC Number: 857946541
Language Note: In English. Subtitles in English for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Catalogued from container.
Roadshow : R-B02528-9.
Documentary.
Credits: Produced by, Gideon Bradshaw, Stephen Cooter, Michael Lachmann, Paul Olding -- Music, David Schweitzer -- Series Producer, James van der Pool -- Executive Producer, Andrew Cohen.
Cast: Presented by Professor Brian Cox.
Target Audience: Classification : G.
Description: 2 DVD-video (293 min.) : sound, colour ; 12 cm.
Details: DVD video, Dolby digital 2.0, PAL, Region 4, widescreen 16:9.
Contents: Disc 1: What is Life, Expanding Universe, Endless Forms Most Beautiful --
Disc 2: Size Matters, Home.
Series Title: Wonders. (Television program)
Other Titles: Wonders of life (Television program)

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"In another acclaimed Wonders series, Prof. Brian Cox turns his knowledge and enthusiasm to explore the fundamental principles that enabled life to begin and thrive on Earth. In this beautiful and definitive series Prof. Cox tells the 3.7 billion year story of how a few basic ingredients gave birth to the complex and unique phenomenon we call life. Revealing how everything in the universe, from the smallest microbe to the largest cluster of galaxies, is constructed from the same fundamental building blocks and is subject to the same laws of nature. Wonders of Life tells the story of the amazing diversity and adaptability of life through the processes that govern it. Visiting spectacular locations including the flooded Taal Volcano on the Philippine island of Luzon, the Australian outback and the Borneo rainforests, it uncovers the secrets of life in the most unexpected locations and poses the question: could the conditions for life be repeated elsewhere in the universe?" -- Cover.

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