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Previews begin October 2007. Premieres January 2008.

Web Exclusive: It All Starts with the Sun

Far from being a “new” or “alternative” energy source, solar energy is what makes all life on earth possible. It’s been that way for millions — even billions of years. In this Web Exclusive video, Dr. Amy Litt of the New York Botanical Garden explains how all energy on earth — from the food energy we put into our bodies to the gasoline we put in our cars — derives from the sun. And the chlorophyll in plant life is what starts it all…

Amy Litt, Ph.D. is the Director of Plant Genomics and Cullman Curator at the New York Botanical Garden’s International Plant Science Center.

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CURIOUS is made possible through the generous support of TIAA-CREF.

Additional funding for CURIOUS is provided by:
Peter and Merle Mullin
Stan and Barbara Rawn
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