Creatures of Light

Creatures of Light follows a group of scientists as they investigate the rich variety of deep sea life and the light they transmit.

Showcasing some of the more unusual sea creatures, the otherwise dark and inhospitable undersea world offers a multitude of creatures which has evolved to use light to communicate, hunt or survive.

But what are the intricacies of harnessing nature’s light?

Creatures of Light digs into the science on how life uses light, both by observation and conducting multiple experiments surrounding the subject.

By using lights to illuminate biological tissue, humanity has been able to copy the corresponding processes and applied it to our own society,

Understanding nature and how it behaves has given us a lot, and its wisdom hasn’t slowed down yet.

Creatures of Light
  • Info
  • Release date2016
  • Full runtime
  • Director(s)Chad Cohen
  • Part of the seriesNOVA
  • Production companyNational Geographic