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A Peabody and Emmy Award-winning 13-part odyssey through the universe. As well as being informative, the documentary made science fun with the use of impressive special effects and a clear and understandable presentation of facts, enhanced by host Carl Sag (more…)

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President Barack Obama

President Obama to Introduce Fox's Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey

President Barack Obama will introduce the much-hyped premiere of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, Fox announced Saturday. In the video message, Obama will invite a new generation of viewers to embrace the spirit of discovery and encou… Read more

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The Electric Boy Season 1, Episode 9 Nov 23, 1980 Paid

Travel to 19th century England and meet Michael Faraday, a child of poverty who grew up to invent the motor and the generator. His ideas about electricity and discovery of magnetic fields changed the world and paved the way for future scientists to make giant strides in the world of high technology and instantaneous communication.

Sisters of the Sun Season 1, Episode 8 Nov 16, 1980 Paid

Discover the remarkable story of Annie Jump Cannon and Cecilia Payne, two incredible women who challenged conventional wisdom and uncovered the real-life story of the stars. Cannon led a group of female astronomers in the early 20th century to catalog the spectral characters of stars, and two decades later, young British beauty Payne joined forces with Cannon to analyze the data and uncover the chemical compositions of the stars. Later, travel on the Ship of the Imagination to explore the lives and deaths of stars and visit the planet of a star orbiting a globular cluster.

A Sky Full of Ghosts Season 1, Episode 5 Oct 26, 1980 Paid

Explore how light, time and gravity combine to distort our perceptions of the universe; a series of walks along a beach in 1809.

When Knowledge Conquered Fear Season 1, Episode 3 Oct 12, 1980 Paid

Neil deGrasse Tyson sets off on the Ship of the Imagination to chase a single comet through its million-year plunge toward the sun. Later, Tyson visits the birthplace of Sir Isaac Newton and retraces the unlikely friendship between Newton and brilliant polymath Edmond Halley. It was Halley's patience and generosity which allowed Newton to conquer his fear of isolation and find the courage to publish his masterwork, “Principia Mathematica” which launched a science revolution.

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An Intercommunicating Organism
01:45 — Breakthroughs in technology have allowed us to use electromagnetic waves to link us at light speed to each other and to the cosmos.
Every 76 Years
00:53 — Halley's Comet last visited us in 1986.
Halley's Comet
01:02 — Follow Halley's Comet on its journey from the outer solar system all the way back to the Sun.
The Rough, Endless Road Ahead
01:12 — Critical thinking has enabled us to expand our knowledge of the universe, but the there's still so much discover and obstacles to overcome.

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The Flintstones
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