Mar
24

The History of Life on Earth in Three Minutes

You may have heard that an asteroid annihilated the dinosaurs a while back. Do you know what happened next? We know you’re busy, but let Dr. Kirk Johnson, Sant director of the National Museum of Natural History, explain the history of life (and death) on Earth in just three minutes.

 

The History of Life on Earth in Three Minutes

If you have a little more time, you can read the entire article on bigthink or explore the subject in more depth in this video from Q?Rius

Solving the Dinosaur Mystery with Kirk Johnson


Posted: 24 March 2016
About the Author:

Alex di Giovanni has been editing The Torch since August 2006. Prior to joining the Smithsonian, she worked as a writer and editor for the National Geographic Society, Plexus Scientific, The Nature Conservancy, The National Foreign Language Center and St. Martin’s Press, among others. She has the best job in the world.

One Response to The History of Life on Earth in Three Minutes
    • Luther Washington?
    • Very warm, no ice caps, during the term of the Dinosaurs. Did man made pollution cause this warm period with no ice caps?