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Visit this NOVA web site for information about many interesting inquiries into the origins of life, of Earth, and of the universe. Topics include the big bang, the importance of water for life, and the creation of the elements and the building blocks for life.  You'll find shockwave animations on the history of the universe, the history of life, and other related topics.
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Keywords: astronomy education, drake equation, life, life on earth, orgun of life on Earth
Record Creator: Metadata instance created August 20, 2005 by Lyle Barbato
Record Updated: Aug 19, 2020 by Lyle Barbato
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Nova: Origins. (2004, July 1). Retrieved June 16, 2024, from WGBH Educational Foundation:
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