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Mars Season 2 – Trailer | National Geographic

Mars Season 2 – Trailer | National Geographic

There are other human beings on Mars now. Coexistence may prove just as challenging as it does on Earth. ELON MUSK: Mars civilization ultimately looks like an advanced version of Earth. SUSAN WISE BAUER: Industry is going to be absolutely vital to that effort. Lokrum is a private corporation. And Linus, you’re here to make …

Ancient Rome 101 | National Geographic

Ancient Rome 101 | National Geographic

– [Narrator] The story of ancient Rome is a story of evolution, of how a civilization’s ability to adapt and dominate can lead to its survival for over 1,000 years. Rome began as a small village on central Italy’s Tiber River. In the coming centuries, it grew into an empire that stretched from the north …

Uranus 101 | National Geographic

Uranus 101 | National Geographic

– [Angeli] In ancient times, humans studied the night sky and discovered the worlds of Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn. But beyond this realm of knowledge, another world shined brightly, just waiting to be discovered. Uranus is the seventh planet from the Sun from a distance of about 20 astronomical units, or 20 times …

The Ancient City of Sela | Lost Cities With Albert Lin

The Ancient City of Sela | Lost Cities With Albert Lin

[dramatic music playing] ALBERT LIN (VOICEOVER): 30 miles north of Petra, I’m laser scanning the ancient city of Sela for the very first time. I’m looking for clues that the nomadic Nabateans settled here. Look at this. There’s pottery just, like, falling out of the ground. That’s the indication for people living here. This is …

Neanderthals 101 | National Geographic

Neanderthals 101 | National Geographic

– [Narrator] Neanderthals are often depicted as brutish cave men, but science shows that our early ancestors were actually quite advanced. Neanderthals, or homo neanderthalensis, are our closest relatives in the human family tree. The species lived from about 400,000 to 40,000 years ago and inhabited an area that stretched as far was as Europe’s …