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The Recipe For Life - Christmas Lectures with Simon Conway Morris

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Channel: The Royal Institution
Categories: Archeology / Paleontology   |   Biology   |   Environmental   |   Science  
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Simon Conway Morris gives us a demonstration of the quantities of chemical elements needed to create life.
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Simon Conway Morris gave the 1996 Christmas Lectures "The History Of Our Bones" about the important role fossils and bones play in helping us understand the past.

The fifth lecture "Feet on the ground, head in the stars: The history of man", where this clip is from, takes us through the makings of the universe, our solar system and the evolution of humans which covers our beginnings as fish and reptiles.

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