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TERRA 701: Earth & Moon: A Planetary Fairytale

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For his second year project, Refah Seyed Mahmoud built a rear projection dome and crafted an animated film, Earth & Moon, to experiment with the visual possibilities of anamorphic displays. Earth & Moon is a s...

TERRA 323: Jewels of the Jungle – Series 2 – Part 3

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The finale of 'Jewels' asks: how does a compound go from the rainforest to the pharmacy? Where Dr. Strobel's research leaves off, the work is just beginning for pharmaceutical companies looking to create new drugs. Th...

TERRA 328: Lunacy

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Dogs, surfers, and astronomers have long been fascinated by Earth's moon. In the 20th century, we went from admiring and conjecturing about the moon, to setting foot upon its rocky surface. This amazing journey has de...

TERRA 618: The Action of Attraction

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This eight-minute film explores an entomologist's research into the relationships between the genes, receptors, pheromones, and behaviors of moths and other insects.

TERRA 704: Where There Are Reeds

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Athabaska in the Cree language translates to "Where There Are Reeds", a geographic note of these first peoples' early connection to Lake Athabaska and the surrounding terrain. Keeping with the tradition of pre-school ...

TERRA 1026: Weapons of Choice

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Focusing on rhinoceros beetles, Weapons of Choice briefly explores how animals use extreme morphism in biological arms races. These weapons are usually key to winning a mate in battle and can provide clues linking hea...

TERRA 450: Frog, Chemical, Water, You – Part 3

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Amphibians are indicator species. Because of their sensitive permeable skin, scientists use amphibians to gauge the overall health of the worldwide ecosystem that we all share. So with nearly half of the world's amphi...

TERRA 807: Inches of Snow and Tide

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The Olympic Peninsula is a land of snowy mountains, rocky tidepools, and crashing waves. Explore one small patch of coastline at low tide and you can find tiny sea stars, camouflaged fish, and eighty-year-old anemones...

TERRA 908: Potomac: The River Runs Through Us

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The Potomac River is the source of drinking water for six million people in the Washington DC area. Safe drinking water depends on clean rivers. Each person can make a difference to protect this essential resource for...

TERRA 1107: The Rainmakers of Nganyi

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Researchers at Kenyan universities were faced with a problem: the weather forecasts that they were providing weren’t being taken seriously. Faced with climate change and climatic extremes, farmers were losing crops an...

TERRA 902: Living in Pele’s Paradise (Part 2)

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A famous eruption of Kilauea Volcano, Hawai'i, started in 1959 with spectacular fountains of lava and ended in 1960 with the tragic destruction of Kapoho village. This movie (part 2 of 2) shows how the scientific and ...

TERRA 1116: Think Like a Scientist: Gorongosa

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This episode tells the story of Greg Carr, a philanthropist of sorts, and his involvement in the restoration of Gorongosa National Park after its destruction from 30 years of war in Mozambique. This film also features...

TERRA 449: Frog, Chemical, Water, You – Part 2

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Amphibians are indicator species. Because of their sensitive permeable skin, scientists use amphibians to gauge the overall health of the worldwide ecosystem that we all share. So with nearly half of the world's amphi...

TERRA 431: Crazy Dream

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Steve Titus has what he calls a 'hobby gone awry.’ His solo garage project, self-funded and self-improvised, is to change the world by designing the ‘Solar Bug’ – a prototype for a combination ATV and solar electric c...

TERRA 1025: Your Brain on Music

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Music moves us from the inside out. Whether its smooth jazz, hair metal, or hokey tonk, music has an undeniably powerful effect upon our emotions and behavior. Through following sound’s journey through the brain, this...

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