Saturday, March 19, 2011

Saturday Video: NOVA - Becoming Human Part 1: First Steps

By Salman Hameed

I'm starting up a weekly post that will include a video loosely related to the topic of science and religion (of course, with room for flexibility). So if its Saturday, you can tune in here to see a video of something relevant to the topic. The clips will range from 5 minutes to an hour.

Since Nidhal's post What Makes Us Human generated a long discussion, I thought I'll start with this topic. PBS-Nova is a fantastic series - perhaps the best that is out there regarding science. Recently it did an excellent 3-part series on Becoming Human. Here is Part 1 - First Steps:

1 comment:

Asad said...

This is simply "the best" documentary on human evolution that I've ever seen. Others that come to mind on this topic and which you can upload to this blog on your Saturday Videos are:

BBC - http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/adventures-in-human-evolution/

BBC -
http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/ape-to-man/

NGC -
http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/the-search-for-adam/

NGC - http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/human-family-tree/

BBC -
http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/incredible-human-journey/

Nova -
http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/real-eve/

BBC -
http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/are-we-still-evolving/

The videos are actually hosted on Youtube/Googlevideo etc. and the links are from a website (topdocumentaryfilms.com) that just collects documentaries and embeds them on its pages.