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Beyond the Elements: Life

Season 47 Episode 19 | 53m 17s | Video has closed captioning.

Without the chemistry of photosynthesis, ozone, and a molecule called Rubisco, none of us would be here. So how did we get so lucky? To find out, host David Pogue investigates the surprising molecules that allowed life on Earth to begin, and ultimately thrive. Along the way, he finds out what we’re all made of—literally.

Aired: 02/17/21

Expires: 02/02/24

Rating: TV-PG

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Major funding for "Beyond the Elements: Life" is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Additional funding is provided by the George D. Smith Fund. Major funding for NOVA is …

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