HISTORY™ reveals the 4.5 billion-year journey of our home From a seething ocean of radioactive, molten rock to a refuge for life as we know it, Earth has undergone a staggering series of cataclysmic transformations in its long and epic history. Assailed relentlessly for millions of years by meteorites, our once toxic and hostile planet has been covered in water and in ice, and seen the rise and sundering of continents, the creation of an atmosphere, and, ultimately, the beginning of life. How The Earth Was Made
plots the twisting course of Earth's amazing journey. Using groundbreaking special effects and travelling to remote locations where our planet still bears the scars of its violent history, this compelling documentary tells a story of unimaginable timescales, world-shattering forces, radical climates, and mass extinctions.
HISTORY™ journeys back in time to show the creation of Earth's land masses, the birth of the first complex creatures, and devastating extinctions before speculating on the future when all life becomes extinct. Features state-of-the-art CGI graphics and interviews with leading scientists to plot the course of Earth's evolution. Available for the first time on Blu-ray, stunning hi-definition images bring the documentary to life.
How could the planet that was once a simmering sea of radioactive, molten rock evolve to become the universe's greatest refuge for human life? This is the question asked by filmmaker Peter Chin as he descends deep into the volcanoes that formed the planet's crust and dives to the bottom of the ocean to explore the first evidence of life on Earth. Beginning in the distant past and stretching into the far-off future, How The Earth Was Made
utilizes cutting edge special effects and breathtaking footage from remote locations in order to find out not only where life came from, but where it could be heading as well.