A musical celebration of humanity, its origins, and achievements, contrasted with a somber look at our environmentally destructive tendencies and deep similarities with other primates. Featuring Jacob Bronowski, Alice Roberts, Carolyn Porco, Jane Goodall, Robert Sapolsky, Neil deGrasse Tyson and David Attenborough.
"Children of Africa" is the tenth installment in the ongoing Symphony of Science music video series. Materials used in the creation of this video are from:
BBC Incredible Human Journey
BBC Ascent of Man
BBC Life of Mammals
BBC Human Planet
BBC Walking With Cavemen
Carolyn Porco: Hollywood
Quest for Fire
What Makes Us Human (Leakey Foundation)
What Separates Us from Chimps (Sapolsky)
Neil Tyson - Human Intelligence
Gemini Observatory Time-lapse
Rights to use Carl Sagan have been put on hold for the time being. Please be patient if you wish to see more Carl!
Special thanks to everybody who's donated to keep the project alive and to those who helped track down the materials used in this video.
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