Aliens

At the bottom of the Pacific Ocean, a submarine observes extraordinary life forms that thrive without heat or light. Organisms like these have raised expectations about Europa, one of Jupiter's moons. Patterns in Europa's surface ice suggest that, far below, aquatic life is possible. This...

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Corporate Author: BBC Worldwide Ltd., Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm), Films Media Group.
Language: English
Published: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2011], c2010.
Series: Seven wonders of the solar system
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Notes: Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on July 19, 2011.
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Summary: At the bottom of the Pacific Ocean, a submarine observes extraordinary life forms that thrive without heat or light. Organisms like these have raised expectations about Europa, one of Jupiter's moons. Patterns in Europa's surface ice suggest that, far below, aquatic life is possible. This program also assesses another compelling clue in the search for extraterrestrial biology: if bacteria breathing toxic gas can live in a desolate Mexican cave, could similar creatures also survive in newly-discovered caves on Mars? Despite these tantalizing scenarios, the film culminates in a celebration of life on Earth-in all its beauty, diversity, and sophistication, still the greatest wonder of the solar system.
Item Description: Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on July 19, 2011.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Physical Description: 1 streaming video file (50 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
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System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Audience: 6 & up.
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