Ancient Yellowstone Season 1
S01 E01Mar 2, 2021
Alien Life Mar 2, 2021 Microbes found in Yellowstone National Park's thermal pools have structures so ancient that scientists now believe that they could be close to the root in the universal tree of life. These microbes are becoming the models for understanding the biology necessary for life at high temperatures.
S01 E02Mar 2, 2021
Frozen Archeology Mar 2, 2021 There are places in Greater Yellowstone where the snow never melts, or at least, it never used to. Climate change is causing Yellowstone’s ice patches to recede, so many archaeological treasures—if not rescued—will disintegrate within days.
S01 E03Mar 2, 2021
The Petrified Forest Mar 2, 2021 Greater Yellowstone sits on top of a volcanic hot spot where devastating geological events unfolded. The result? A bizarre cemetery of fossilized forests that contain the remains of trees that died from molten lava, ash, and mud around 50 million years ago.