How Evolution Works (And How We Figured It Out)

From PBS Eons. Don’t forget to check out When Whales Walked: Journeys in Deep Time: https://www.pbs.org/tpt/when-whales-walked/ More information on the Deep Time Hall livestream: https://twitter.com/EonsShow/status/1138137750585192450 As a scientific concept, evolution was revolutionary when it was first introduced. With the help of all three of our hosts and the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History’s new…

When We Tamed Fire

From PBS Eons. Our new shirt! https://store.dftba.com/products/eons-pocket-shirt The Best-Of Nature League: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLZftFO1i4jNijeKInnCZXTYg9l3HVlbXl The ability to make and use fire has fundamentally changed the arc of our evolution. The bodies we have today were, in many ways, shaped by that time when we first tamed fire. Produced in collaboration with PBS Digital Studios: http://youtube.com/pbsdigitalstudios Super special…

When We First Made Tools

From PBS Eons. Try CuriosityStream today: http://curiositystream.com/eons The tools made by our human ancestors may not seem like much when you compare them to the screen you’re looking at right now but their creation represents a pivotal moment in the origin of technology and in the evolution of our lineage. Thanks to Fabrizio De Rossi,…

The Giant Bird That Got Lost in Time

From PBS Eons. The California condor is the biggest flying bird in North America, a title that it has held since the Late Pleistocene Epoch. It’s just one example of an organism that we share the planet with today that seems lost in time, out of place in our world. Thanks as always to Studio…