Friday, 13 February 2009

Evolution in a minute

Seed Magazine has an interesting series of articles to mark Darwin Day but this remarkable video is worth a look above all.

From its formation 4.6 billion years ago, the video follows the history of the Earth noting evolutionary milestones on the way. Then, zzzip, they compresses the timescale to fit everything into 1 minute.

This screenshot is at about 30 seconds - there's a lot about to happen in the next 30.--------------------------
Via Pharyngula.

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