Breakthroughs in technology have allowed us to use electromagnetic waves to link us at light speed to each other and to the cosmos.
Halley's Comet last visited us in 1986.
Follow Halley's Comet on its journey from the outer solar system all the way back to the Sun.
Critical thinking has enabled us to expand our knowledge of the universe, but the there's still so much discover and obstacles to overcome.
Few animals larger than 100 pounds survived the aftermath of the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs at the end of the Late Cretaceous.
Geochemist Clair Patterson made the first accurate measurement of Earth's age and raised the alarm about dangerous levels of lead in the environment.
Astronomer Edward Charles Pickering challenged conventions at Harvard by hiring women to map and classify stars.
Find out what happens when the Milky Way and Andromeda Galaxies merge in several billion years.
The genetic code is written in an alphabet consisting of only four letters, each created by a molecule made up of atoms.
Because light travels at a finite speed, to look across space is to look back in time.
If not for Michael Faraday, the world as we know it might not exist today.
Neil deGrasse Tyson introduces us to Chinese philosopher Mo Tzu and his 2000-year-old movie camera.
Two-time Oscar-winner Jodie Foster ("Panic Room") and Matthew McConaughey ("The Wedding Planner") star in this gripping story of a radio astronomer who receives the first extraterrestrial radio signal ever picked up on Earth. As the world powers scramble to decipher the message and decide upon a course of action, she vies to fulfill her dream of becoming the first human being to make contact with alien beings. Co-starring Oscar-nominee and Emmy-winner James Woods ("Any Given Sunday," "True Crime"), Oscar-nominee John Hurt ("Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone"), Emmy-winner Tom Skerritt (TV's "Picket Fences"), Oscar-nominee Angela Bassett ("How Stella Got Her Groove Back") and Rob Lowe (TV's "The West Wing"). Directed by Academy Award-winner Robert Zemeckis ("Cast Away," "What Lies Beneath"). Based on the novel by renowned author/physicist Carl Sagan.
Jodie Foster and Matthew McConaughey star in this gripping story of a radio astronomer who receives the first extraterrestrial radio signal ever picked up on Earth.
Two-time Oscar winner Jodie Foster stars in this visionary drama based on Carl Sagan's novel about human kind's first encounter with extraterrestial life, directed by another Oscar winner, Robert Zemeckis.
A 13-part adventure across the universe of space and time, COSMOS: A SPACETIME ODYSSEY.
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