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Human Elements

Climbing For Ancient Algae | Bites

Human Elements

Climbing For Ancient Algae | Bites

1m 30s

Dr. Robin Kodner looks for the origins of life in the algae that grows high in mountain snowfields and glaciers.

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Watching A Star Die | Bites

Emily Levesque studies the moment of mystery when a star dies — the millisecond when its bright light explodes into a supernova or collapses into a black hole. By peeking through high-powered telescopes and analyzing reams of data, Emily can go back in time to discover what happened in the universe millions of years ago.

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