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Season 1  "Gasp"  1x1

Aired 2 years ago - Mar 26, 2018

Our perfectly calibrated, breathing planet. For those privileged few who have seen Earth from space, the very first thing they notice is the thin blue line of atmosphere that clings to our planet and sustains life. The story of how the Earth creates and regulates that oxygen is mind-blowing. From snowflakes in the arctic to plankton, desert sandstorms, and rivers in the sky; an incredible chain of connections reveal just how incredible our home is. Everything connects so life and planet breathe together.

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-My first spacewalk, holding on to the outside of the spaceship,
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It got big enough that it became a little lake of water that went across the
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Without that, life would be something very different indeed.
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WILL SMITH: This is Felipe's favorite place.
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WILL SMITH: It's hard to imagine anywhere less inviting...
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and creates energy.
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(wind)
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It was a continent of Northern Africa basically obscured by thick brown dust.
Recap of One Strange Rock Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 14
And it turns out, it's the perfect fertilizer.
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Is ten times the size of Texas,
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WILL SMITH: For all these years I've been thinking the rainforest is the lungs
Recap of One Strange Rock Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 17
I mean, I've been up to the top of the Empire State Building,
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It's always a sunny day there.
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WILL SMITH: For the last ten years, Rosa has been working in the Amazon,
Recap of One Strange Rock Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 20
WILL SMITH: She's not kidding about special.
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Until all those nutrients are dumped into the ocean and a whole other world.
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Diatoms are the secret to the Earth's oxygen supply.
Recap of One Strange Rock Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 27
-Looking at the oceans from space, sometimes you see a local area that's
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Sometimes they move 300 times faster than their normal glacial pace.
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(bubbles popping)
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The glaciers come to a grinding halt and lie dormant, sometimes for decades.
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they never melt and over millions of years the sea beds rise...
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some way with the other side of the planet.
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♪ CHRIS: Though I've flow 100,000 miles, I'm feeling very still. ♪
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And our atmosphere is like that guitar string.
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♪ ♪
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My vision starts to get a little bit narrow.
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slowly started evaporating.
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But don't think that danger's all in the past.
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The thing is, we don't fully understand how the Earth manages it.
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It got big enough that it became a little lake of water that went across the
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Without that, life would be something very different indeed.
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WILL SMITH: This is Felipe's favorite place.
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WILL SMITH: It's hard to imagine anywhere less inviting...
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and creates energy.
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(wind)
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It was a continent of Northern Africa basically obscured by thick brown dust.
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Recap of One Strange Rock Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 14
And it turns out, it's the perfect fertilizer.
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Is ten times the size of Texas,
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WILL SMITH: For all these years I've been thinking the rainforest is the lungs
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I mean, I've been up to the top of the Empire State Building,
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It's always a sunny day there.
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WILL SMITH: For the last ten years, Rosa has been working in the Amazon,
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WILL SMITH: She's not kidding about special.
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Until all those nutrients are dumped into the ocean and a whole other world.
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Diatoms are the secret to the Earth's oxygen supply.
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Recap of One Strange Rock Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 27
-Looking at the oceans from space, sometimes you see a local area that's
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Sometimes they move 300 times faster than their normal glacial pace.
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(bubbles popping)
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The glaciers come to a grinding halt and lie dormant, sometimes for decades.
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they never melt and over millions of years the sea beds rise...
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some way with the other side of the planet.
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♪ CHRIS: Though I've flow 100,000 miles, I'm feeling very still. ♪
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And our atmosphere is like that guitar string.
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♪ ♪
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My vision starts to get a little bit narrow.
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slowly started evaporating.
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But don't think that danger's all in the past.
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The thing is, we don't fully understand how the Earth manages it.
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