Cosmos: A Personal Voyage

“Up there in the immensity of the Cosmos, an inescapable perception awaits us. National boundaries are not evident when we view the Earth from space. Fanatical ethnic, religious or national chauvinisms are a little difficult to maintain when we see our planet as a fragile blue crescent fading to become an inconspicuous point of light against the bastion and citadel of the stars.”

Cosmos: A Personal Voyage is a thirteen-part television series written by Carl Sagan, Ann Druyan, and Steven Soter, with Sagan as global presenter. It was executive-produced by Adrian Malone, produced by David Kennard, Geoffrey Haines-Stiles and Gregory Andorfer, and directed by the producers and David Oyster, Richard Wells, Tom Weidlinger, and others. It covered a wide range of scientific subjects including the origin of life and a perspective of our place in the universe. The series was first broadcast by the Public Broadcasting Service in 1980, and was the most widely watched series in the history of American public television until 1990‘s The Civil War, and is still the most widely watched PBS series in the world.[1] It won an Emmy and a Peabody Award and has since been broadcast in more than 60 countries and seen by over 600 million people, according to the Science Channel. A book to accompany the series was also published. (Excerpt from Wikipedia)

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  • Episode 1 - The Shores of the Cosmos

    Episode 2 - One Voice In the Cosmic Fugue

    Episode 3 - The Harmony of the Worlds

    Episode 4 - Heaven and Hell

    Episode 5 - Blues For A Red Planet

    Episode 6 - Travellers' Tales

    Episode 7 - The Backbone of Night

    Episode 8 - Travels in Space and Time

    Episode 9 - The Lives Of the Stars

    Episode 10 - The Edge of Forever

    Episode 11 - The Persistence of Memory

    Episode 12 - Encyclopedia Galactica

    Episode 13 - Who Speaks For Earth


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