The Missing Link
Insightful, fun series about how things we know can be linked to nature, such as how sharks are like jets or how volcanoes are linked to oil fields.
Directed byVolker Erbert
S01:E01 - Missing Link
What is the connection between a dinosaur fossil and petroleum? How is petroleum linked to strawberries? Which link do strawberries have to satellites? And how are satellites related to repositories for nuclear waste?
S01:E02 - Missing Link
How is a Romanian cave related to electric cars? What does the electric car have to do with the Sahara desert? What is the connection between the desert and coral reefs? And where is the link between corals and noise?
S01:E03 - Missing Link
Is there really a connection between our freshwater and a rollercoaster? What links the rollercoaster to the honeybee? How is the behaviour of bees related to carbon dioxide? And what does carbon dioxide have to do with our neighboring planet Mars?
S01:E04 - Missing Link
What links Mound Vesuvius to oil fields in Germany? What is the connection between petroleum and whales? How can whales have anything to do with our sleep? And what link exists between sleep and the Kyffhäuser hills?
S01:E05 - Missing Link
How are dying forests connected to Leonardo da Vinci? And where is the link from Da Vinci to waste disposal? Does waste management have anything to do with snails? And how are the snails linked to Jesus of Nazareth?
S01:E06 - Missing Link
How is freshwater related to sharks? What links the sharks with the new Airbus 380? What is the connection between an A 380 and the steam engine? And is there really a link between steam engines and secret services?
S01:E07 - Missing Link
Why is the Stone Age-related to modern plastics? And what is the connection between plastics and explosives? How are explosives connected to the Red Cross and its medical help? And what is the link between these medics and Napoleon III?
S01:E08 - Missing Link
What links commercial airships and wreck diving? Is there really a connection between shipwrecks and the Olive Fruit Fly? How are the Fruit Flies related to genetic research? And how are genes connected to Malaria?
S01:E09 - Missing Link
What is the connection between Malaria and the Panama Canal? What has the Panama Canal to do with the Roman Empire? How are the Romans linked to Space Shuttles? And what relationship is there between the space ship and potatoes?
S01:E10 - Missing Link
How is a Swedish galleon related to a skyscraper? What is the link between the skyscraper and Albert Einstein? What does the shelf-life of groceries have to do with Albert Einstein’s work? And how is food preservation connected to the world’s growing population?