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Climate of the Hominins

Climate of the Hominins

This film tells the story of a new research project in Kenya and Ethiopia that aims to find answers to the question: What role did the climate play in human evolution? The film follows geologists and anthropologists as they drill into ancient lake bed sediments at remote locations in the African Rift Valley, where the famed hominin fossils Lucy and Turkana Boy were discovered. At the drill sites scientists collect sediments and send samples to laboratories around the world. The samples reveal, for...
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Wednesday, May 12 at 8:30 pm on 12.1


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