The Story of Earth in 90 Amazing Seconds [VIDEO]

Stephanie Haberman

This video depiction of the story of our world, shown in just over a minute and a half, is something to behold.

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Described as a "tapestry of footage" from nearly 20 documentaries and movies, the short clip is a visually stunning portrayal of the cosmic and biological origins of our planet and species, set to an original soundtrack.

Watch it for science!

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BONUS: 7 Awesome Documentaries About Evolution

Evolution: Darwin's Dangerous Idea (PBS Documentary)

"Broadcast (2001) Why does Charles Darwin's 'dangerous idea' matter more today than ever, and how does it explain the past and predict the future of life on Earth? The first show interweaves the drama of Darwin's life with current documentary sequences, introducing key concepts of evolution. Evolution determines who lives, who dies, and who passes traits on to the next generation. The process plays a critical role in our daily lives, yet it is one of the most overlooked and misunderstood concepts ever described. The Evolution series goals are to heighten public understanding of evolution and how it works, to dispel common misunderstandings about the process, and to illuminate why it is relevant to all of us."

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Thumbnail courtesy of flickr, NASA Goddard Photo and Video

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