1. Trailer for the Emergence of Life, a Coursera MOOC course

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    The Emergence of Life is an evolutionary biology course offered through the Coursera MOOC platform from the University of Illinois. The course first launched in July 2014 to over 21,000 participants from around the world. This ambitious course delves into the ground-breaking research of Dr. Carl Woese to frame our understanding of life on our planet, and features interviews with prominent evolutionary biologists from sites around the world. The scope and scale of this course was unparalleled in many ways. It required extensive research, data management, and scientific expertise in many fields. Since this course featured cutting-edge research, we often had to develop and produce original content to illustrate evolutionary concepts that have never been documented before. For more information, and to sign up- go to- https://www.coursera.org/course/emergenceoflife COLLABORATORS: The Emergence of Life was developed in collaboration with Dr. Bruce W. Fouke, the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology, and NASA’s Astrobiology Institute for Universal Biology. _________________ Colleen Cook- Producer, Director, Videographer, & Lead Editor • Overseeing the development of 75 original, educational videos on everything from evolutionary theory and dinosaur hip structures to astrobiology and archaea. • Pedagogical design for video elements, script coordination, on-camera lectures and prominent guest interviews. • Lead Editor and post-production oversight of editing, graphic design elements, original scientific illustrations, advanced visualizations, sound editing and design, research/citations, and accessibility features. • Field recording & logistics on location in Svalbard (hazardous arctic conditions), Curaçao (underwater videography), Florida (volatile reptiles/wildlife), and Yellowstone National Park (extreme temperatures). • Studio production and video/sound recording in CITL-ATLAS Production Studios.

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    • Not Only Starstuff, a Cosmic Rays documentary - teaser -

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      TEASER for the documentary "Not only starstuff" March 2015 SPANISH VERSION: https://vimeo.com/122492517 Follow the filmmaking and news at: https://www.facebook.com/notonlystarstuff SYNOPSIS: Cosmic radiation is a little known natural phenomenon. Subatomic particles that reach Earth from the most fascinating and energetic scenarios of the Universe. Astrobiology is showing us that the effects of these small particles may be decisive for both the origin and evolution of life. In a journey through different research centers in the world we will discover what are cosmic rays and the deep bond they have with life in the universe. Original Music: Javier Arnanz Voice over: Mark Christiansen Camerawoman and P.A. Laura Richart Filmmaking: E291 Science Films

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      • B-roll: Astrobiology Field Research on Ellesmere Island, Canadian Arctic

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        B-roll for media: In July 2011, scientists from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory traveled to Borup Fiord Pass Glacier on Ellesmere Island in the Canadian Arctic to collect samples of chemosynthetic bacteria living in glacial springs laden with sulfur and gypsum.

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        • Graham Lau and the the Astrobiology Chase!

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          Graham Lau is chased by secret agents who accuse him of being a spy! Along the way he stalls the agents by telling them about his research.

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          • Reaching for the stars: Danielle YoungSmith

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            Danielle YoungSmith is a 22-year-old Astrobiology major at Barnard College in New York City and a future astronaut. We met at Columbia University's journalism cafe to talk about her passion for planets, her adventures as a pilot, and her unyielding hope that we are not alone in the universe.

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            • ScienceCasts: Rosetta Comet Comes Alive

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              Visit http://science.nasa.gov/ for more. Later this year, Europe's Rosetta probe will orbit and land on comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko. New images of the comet show that it will be a lively place when Rosetta arrives.

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              • MARS INSIGHT ( Christmas At MARS!)

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                Nasa Space App Challenge 2014 Christmas At Mars: by Abhinav Raj, , Sankha Karfa ,Aditya, Aashish Nominated From Bangalore Category: People's Choice Award and Best Use Of Data Visit: http://marthinsight.github.io Video Courtesy: NASA

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                • The Next Giant Leap

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                  Mars has fascinated humankind ever since we first gazed with intelligent eyes up into the night sky. But will we ever reach the planet ourselves? Through interviews with scientists at the cutting edge of planetary science and astrobiology, this short documentary discusses the challenges and rewards of our next giant leap. For more on the race to Mars, keep an eye out for a longer version of this film. Landing soon… Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Next_Giant_Leap Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheNextGiantLeap

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                  • ScienceCasts: A Sudden Multiplication of Planets

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                    Details can be found at http://planetquest.jpl.nasa.gov/ Visit http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2014/26feb_multiplication/ for more. Today, NASA announced a breakthrough addition to the catalog of new planets. Researchers using Kepler have confirmed 715 new worlds, almost quadrupling the number of planets previously confirmed by the planet-hunting spacecraft. Some of the new worlds are similar in size to Earth and orbit in the habitable zone of their parent stars.

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                    • ScienceCasts: What Happened to Mars? A Planetary Mystery

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                      Visit http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2013/12nov_maven/ for more! Mars was once on track to become a thriving Earth-like planet, yet today it is an apparently lifeless wasteland. A NASA spacecraft named MAVEN will soon journey to Mars to find out what went wrong on the Red Planet.

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