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Dawn of Humanity

Dawn of Humanity

NOVA and National Geographic present exclusive access to a unique discovery of ancient remains. Located in an almost inaccessible chamber deep in a South African cave, the site required recruiting a special team of experts slender enough to wriggle down a vertical, pitch-dark, seven-inch-wide passage. Most fossil discoveries of human relatives consist of just a handful of bones.
S42 E15 Length 1:53:07 Premiere: 9.10.15

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Season 42

Inside Einstein's Mind

S42 E23 Length 53:07 Premiere Date 11.25.15

Making North America: Human

S42 E22 Length 53:37 Premiere Date 5.23.18

Making North America: Life

S42 E21 Length 54:06 Premiere Date 11.11.15

Making North America: Origins

S42 E20 Length 54:06 Premiere Date 11.4.15

Arctic Ghost Ship

S42 E16 Length 53:10 Premiere Date 9.23.15

Dawn of Humanity

S42 E15 Length 1:53:07 Premiere Date 9.10.15

Secrets of Noah's Ark

S42 E12 Length 53:09 Premiere Date 10.7.15

Lethal Seas

S42 E11 Length 53:49 Premiere Date 5.13.15

Nazi Attack on America

S42 E10 Length 53:10 Premiere Date 5.6.15

Sunken Ship Rescue

S42 E2 Length 53:10 Premiere Date 1.21.15

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