Origins And Evolution

Origins And Evolution

2004, Science  -   13 Comments
Ratings: 7.74/10 from 38 users.

100 Greatest Discoveries - Origins And EvolutionThis show attempts to explain our deep psychological questions such as, why we exist, why we try to stay alive and how we try to understand planets, other ecosystems, environment and species.

From explaining the misconceived bacterial sludge to deep sea chemosynthesis, or from the theory of comets, volcanoes and an explosion bigger than all nuclear forces, this documentary, hosted by Bill Nye, is an important summary of popular and common science theories.

This documentary discusses such topics as Charles Walcott’s analysis of the Burgess Shale; the Linnaean classification system; Darwin’s theory of natural selection; Donald Johanson’s "Lucy"; Mary Leakey’s Laetoli footprints; and Michel Brunet's Toumai skull."

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13 Comments / User Reviews

  1. Themanbehindthecurtain

    Darwinism is a religion and not science. A bird that changes beak is still a bird, or a moth that changes color is still a moth. There is no evidence of one species changing to another species, like a whale changing to a bear. False prophesy.

    1. Jishjosh

      If I don't understand something I try to learn about it rather than proclaiming it to be wrong. That way I don't look stupid.

      There are plenty of excellent books on evolution that explain it really well. There is tons of evidence that supports evolution, considerably more than in Darwin's time. This ranges from the fossil record to genetics and much more. It's a fascinating subject and well worth learning about it.

  2. ali khan

    I couldn't watch,,, i guess the documentary is removed from youtube. I think TDF should start hosting the documentaries on there servers instead of presenting the users with link to vimeo or youtube.

  3. Mickayla Nicole

    i found a miracle a diamond! in the safe, was bigger than tat of the ones i thot were real, i wanna be with my soulmate

  4. John Krisfalusci

    Bill Nye, please if you ever read this, please educate us about "Cryovolcanoes" This is the new strange and fantastic frontier for the smarter Generation like me! I have all your Bill Nye the Science Guy episodes that are in rotation which shows every other day on my TVShows harddrive schedule but anyways~ ^_^ Have a nice day~

  5. Nimmernumbnuts

    This is always good for a laugh.....

  6. FreeRangeRadical

    Bill! Bill! Bill! Bill!

    If we had but 10 Bill Nyes in the public eye, we'd have a helluva lot less ignorance.


      You are right about this, If we had 20, Earth would be heaven.

  7. Richard

    No one cares Solomon

  8. Helen

    Second time watching.Excellent. Keep up the good work TDF.

  9. LadaDance

    great doc!!! answers all the questions!! and uploads really fast. thanks!

  10. Solomon S. Buyco

    a)Extinction and evolve... seems work hand in hand as we still have the bears, giraffe, beast, and among others... a line may just have fade away... or a branch just fell off.
    b)Neutrino and the "Serpent"... buried in the rock to never developed or evolve as cursed by God.
    c)On meteorites, we have Hawaii in the middle of the ring of fire...
    d)Chimpanzees and the Aliens... equals Lucy, the bipedal. :o)
    e)Well, we are living in a present day, so I still go with the 'story' of Adam and Eve'. :o)

    1. Anri Pashaj

      Thank you mister for your comment. It was nice to read this reaction of yours. The documentary is a good see nevertheless.