Book Discussion on The Life and Death of Planet Earth

Donald Brownlee discusses his book The Life and Death of Planet Earth: How the New Science of Astrobiology Charts the Ultimate Fate of Our… read more

Donald Brownlee discusses his book The Life and Death of Planet Earth: How the New Science of Astrobiology Charts the Ultimate Fate of Our World, published by Times Books. Professor Brownlee talks about the history and long term future of Earth. According to Professor Brownlee, the Earth will be destroyed by the heat of the sun in 7.5 billion years. Animal life on this planet, he says, will naturally cease to exist in roughly 500 million years. Following his presentation, Professor Brownlee answers questions from the audience. close

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Book Discussion on The Life and Death of Planet Earth

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Portland, Oregon, United States
First Aired:
Mar 16, 2003
Last Aired:
Mar 22, 2007

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  • Mar 16, 2003 | 7:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 29, 2003 | 1:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 30, 2003 | 4:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 26, 2003 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 22, 2007 | 2:57am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 22, 2007 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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