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Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey

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"Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane, in a departure from the type of material he is best known for, pays homage to Carl Sagan's award-winning and iconic "Cosmos" with this docuseries. Through stories of humankind's quest for knowledge, viewers travel across the universe. Scientific concepts are presented clearly, with both skepticism and wonder, to impart their full impact. Renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson hosts, and Sagan's original creative collaborator, Ann Druyan, serves as an executive producer.

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The Ship of the Imagination travels to Venus; the impact of climate change on the Earth's atmosphere.
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Examining the autobiography of the Earth; geologist Marie Tharp creates the first map of the Earth's ocean floor and finds microscopic life.
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Exploring dark energy; astronomer Fritz Zwicky's observations of supernovae; the Voyager Golden Record.
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The possibility that some beings live forever and why other civilizations die; the cosmic calendar of the future.
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Annie Jump Cannon and Cecilia Payne, who challenged conventional wisdom about the stars; the lives and deaths of stars.
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The heroic story told by going back to a time long before the Earth was formed.
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Exploring the universe on the smallest scale, including exotic life forms invisible to the naked eye; the neural network in the brain; the most mysterious particle.
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Astronomer William Herschel's observations of light's impact on time and gravity; a journey to the event horizon of a black hole.
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Chasing a single comet through its million-year plunge toward the sun; the birthplace of Sir Isaac Newton and his friendship with polymath Edmond Halley.
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Giordano Bruno's spiritual epiphany about the universe; a compressed version of the cosmic calendar.
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Artificial selection turns the wolf into canine breeds; natural selection's impact on the human eye; extinction.
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Scientist Michael Faraday's ideas and discoveries changed the future of high technology and instantaneous communication.
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The history of the scientific method and how it helped us understand how light travels and how we see; the infrared universe.

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