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Human Elements

Elevating Indigenous Science

Human Elements

Elevating Indigenous Science

4m 33s

Ernesto Alvarado’s childhood was filled with fire. Growing up in Mexico’s Chihuahuan Desert he learned of its danger and its promise — how it could destroy, but also how it could grow the land.

Available to viewers in US and Canada
4m 36s

Watching A Star Die

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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