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The Story of Life on Earth

Elsa Panciroli In Conversation With David Malone

59 mins watch time

Posted April 2022

Science

It is difficult to conceive of the vast scale of the history of life on Earth, from the very first living organisms sparking into life in hydrothermal deep-sea vents to the dizzying diversity of life today. The evolution of life is a sweeping epic of a tale, with twists and turns, surprising heroes and unlikely survivors. Oxford paleontologist and author Elsa Panciroli distils this complex story into a meaningful scale.