Darwin (BBC 1998)

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Biography Documentary hosted by Roisin McAuley and published by BBC in 1998 - English narration

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Published in 1859, Charles Darwin's theory of evolution rocked the academic world. Today, his legacy is due to become more controversial than ever, as biology moves to replace physics as the supreme science of the next century.

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In the first of two installments, this film examines the life of Charles Darwin, tracing the development of his big idea - evolution - and examining the paradox of the conventional man who developed one of the most revolutionary ideas in science.

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Film exploring the changing impact of the ideas of Charles Darwin, revealing how different political thinkers have seized on Darwinism to justify their proposed models for society. Before Darwin, Victorians believed that God created and placed all species on Earth and gave man dominion over animals. But Darwin's radical ideas challenged the status quo and have since influenced radically different models for society.

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Video Codec: DivX 5.2.1 (WaffleDay)
Video Bitrate: 1512 kbps
Video Resolution: 624x464
Video Aspect Ratio: 1.345:1
Frames Per Second: 25.000
Audio Codec: 0x0055 MPEG-1 Layer 3
Audio Bitrate: 135kb/s VBR 48000 Hz
Audio Streams: 2
Audio Languages: English
RunTime Per Part: 58:58.320
Number Of Parts: 2
Part Size: 700MB
Subtitles: NO , tvcap
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