NOVA: Becoming Human Series

Lectures curated around NOVA: Becoming Human that explores how new discoveries are transforming views of our earliest ancestors.

How did we become "human?" This program investigates explosive discoveries, transforming the picture of how our ancestors started on the road that led to us - the creative and "behaviorally modern" people of today. Shot as discoveries were unearthed throughout Africa and Europe, and with stunning computer-generated animation, this special unfolds with forensic investigations into the lives and deaths of our hominid ancestors. NOVA: Becoming Human brings early hominids to life, examining how they lived and how we became the creative and adaptable modern humans of today.

Lectures curated around NOVA: Becoming Human that explores how new discoveries are transforming views of our earliest ancestors.

How did we become "human?" This program investigates explosive discoveries, transforming the picture of how our ancestors started on the road that led to us - the creative and "behaviorally modern" people of today. Shot as discoveries were unearthed throughout Africa and Europe, and with stunning computer-generated animation, this special unfolds with forensic investigations into the lives and deaths of our hominid ancestors. NOVA: Becoming Human brings early hominids to life, examining how they lived and how we became the creative and adaptable modern humans of today.