This is a documentary which portrays the birth of the solar system, the birth of the Earth, and the emergence and evolution of life on Earth depicted through latest research activities.
Executive producer: prof. Shigenori Maruyama. Supported by Hadean Bioscience Project.
1. The Origin of the Earth. 00:00
4.567 billion years ago : The formation of the Solar System.
4.56 billion years:ago : The formation of the Earth.
4.55 billion years ago : Giant impact.
2. Initiation of Plate Tectonics. 02:53
4.37-4.20 billion years ago : The formation of the atmosphere and ocean.
4.37-4.20 billion years ago : The initiation plate tectonics.
3. Birth of Proto-life. 06:57
4.10(4.20?) billion years ago : The birth of first proto-life.
4. The Initial Stage of Life. 10:53
4.37-4.20 billion years ago : The loss of the primordial continent and the generation of a strong geomagnetic field.
4.20 billion years ago : The emergence of sun-powered life.
4.10 billion tears ago : Mass extinction.
5. Second Stage of Evolution of Life. 16:36
2.90 billion years ago : The emergence of photosynthetic life.
2.70 billion years ago : Mantle overturn.
6. Third Stage of the Evolution of Life. 20:35
2.30 billion years ago : Mass extinction by snowball Earth.
2.10 billion years ago : From prokaryotes to eukaryotes.
7: The Dawn of the Cambrian Explosion. 25:07
1.90-0.80 billion tears ago : The Formation of a Supercontinent.
700-600 million years ago : The Sturtian Glaciation
700-600 million years ago : The Leaking Earth.
8: The Cambrian Explosion. 30:57
640 million years ago : The Origin of Multicellular Life. The Marinoan Glaciation.
580 million years ago : Appearance of Ediacaran Fauna. The Gaskiers Glaciation.
550 million years ago : Evolution Responds to Environmental Changes
540 million years ago : The First Cambrian Organisms
9: The Paleozoic Era. 37:06
600 million years ago : Expanding Habitats.
540 million years ago : The Co-evolution of Planets and Insects
550-540 million years ago : The Evolution of Vertebrates
260-250 million years ago : The Largest Mass extinction of the Phanerozoic Eon. Collision with a Dark nebula
10: From the Mesozoic to the birth of human beings. 43:23
Dispersion and amalgamation of continents, and the evolution of life.
The birth of primates.
11: The Humanozoic eon : the appearance of human beings and civilization. 50:26
Evolution into primates.
The birth of human beings, the fourth animal category : the Humanozoic eon.
10000 years ago : The Agricultural Revolution.
5000 years ago : The Urban Revolution.
2400 years ago : The Religious Revolution.
300 years ago : The Industrial Revolution.
The Information Revolution.
12: Future of the Earth. 57:54
Challenges for Human society.
Future of Human society.
Future of the Earth.
200 million years later : Formation of the supercontinent.
400 million years later : Extinction of the C4 plants.
1 billion years later : Cessation of plate tectonics.
1.5 billion years later : Disappearance of the ocean.
4.5 billion years later : Collision between the Milky Way Galaxy and the Andromeda Galaxy.
8 billion years later : Annihilation of the Earth.