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How did the world we call home come to be? Combining the latest scientific discoveries and theories with CGI, we journey through eons of fire and ice to detail how Earth evolved into a habitable planet and how humanity's success is putting us and our environment in peril.

The Life of Earth is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (2 episodes). The series first aired on November 3, 2019.

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Smithsonian Channel
1 Season, 2 Episodes
November 3, 2019
Documentary & Biography
Cast: Ronan Summers
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The Life of Earth Full Episode Guide

  • Scientists, aerospace engineers, and astronauts are studying how Earth came into existence by gathering data from hundreds of satellites. From Earth's early days, when its surface was a hellish ocean of molten rock, to the bombardment of meteors that brought water and the ingredients for life, witness its 4.5-billion-year journey and discover fresh insights into its epic history. This is the remarkable story of Earth from a truly unique vantage point.