Episodes

EPISODE ONE – GASP

Astronaut Chris Hadfield tells the incredible story of how our planet breathes.

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EPISODE TWO – STORM

Astronaut Nicole Stott explains how planet Earth was born from a cosmic storm.

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Free diver coming to the surface in a ray of sunshine.
(credit: National Geographic)

 

EPISODE THREE – SHIELD

Earths nearest star, The Sun, make all life on Earth possible but the sun is not benign it also spews out dangerous radiation. The su has the power to destroy planets so how come Earth has survived for billions of years? NASA Astronaut Jeff Hoffman, who once fixed the Hubble telescope, explains all.

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Prof. Ken Sims of the University of Wyoming looking over a lava crater at Mount Nyiragongo. Lava from this volcano is a window into the center of the Earth, and surprisingly tells us about a global system that keeps life here safe from the Sun’s deadly radiation.
(photo credit: National Geographic)

EPISODE FOUR – GENESIS

Dr Mae Jemison, the first african-american woman in space, tells the remarkable story of how our once dead lump of planetary rock came alive.
Includes a trip to Angel Falls, the world’s tallest waterfall.