Over its more than 4-billion-year history, the earth has been home to repeated violent climactic changes, which have caused mass extinctions. And yet, life has survived. In fact, these same catastrophes helped bring about the evolution of life, from the simplest microbes to the complexity and diversity that is found on the planet today. Featuring location footage, interviews with the world's foremost scientists and cutting-edge computer technology, Miracle Planet recounts the profound and gripping story of Earth's mysterious evolution and reveals the surprising roles that sheer chance has played in the development of life. Narrated by Christopher Plummer, it is an exhilarating virtual tour of our planet's first 4 billion years. Don't miss it.
Runtime: 60 minutes
Miracle Planet - Miracles and Conundrums of the Secondary Planets - Netflix
Miracles and Conundrums of the Secondary Planets (2015) is the fourth collection of short stories by American author Jacob M. Appel. The collection won the Mid-Atlantic Book Award for Fiction in 2016. Among the stories in the collection, “Phoebe with Impending Frost,” which had previously appeared in The Southwest Review, won the 2009 McGinnis-Ritchie Award for Fiction and “Shell Game with Organs” won the 1998 Boston Review Short Fiction Prize.
Miracle Planet - Contents - Netflix
Miracles and Conundrums of the Secondary Planets Phoebe with Impending Frost Invasive Species The Resurrection Bakeoff The Orchard The Grand Concourse Measures of Sorrow Shell Game with Organs