Cosmos A Space Time Odyssey
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Season 1, Episode 1 - "Standing Up in the Milky Way " - Viewers meet Renaissance Italy's Giordano Bruno, who had a spiritual epiphany about the infinite expanse of the universe.Then, Tyson walks across the Cosmic Calendar, on which all of time has been compressed into a year-at-a-glance calendar, from the Big Bang to the moment humans first make their appearance on the planet.
Season 1, Episode 3 - "When Knowledge Conquered Fear" - 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.
Season 1, Episode 4 - "A Sky Full of Ghosts" - Neil deGrasse Tyson sets off on the Ship of the Imagination to explore how light, time and gravity alter our perception of the universe. Travel back in time to 1809, when astronomer William Herschel observes how light plays tricks with time and gravity.
Season 1, Episode 5 - "Hiding In The Light" - The Ship of the Imagination travels back in time to reveal 11th century Europe and North Africa during the golden age of Islam, when brilliant physicist Ibn al-Haytham discovered the scientific method and first understood how we see, and how light travels.
Season 1, Episode 8 - "Sisters of the Sun" - 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 catalogue 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
Season 1, Episode 9 - "The Electric Boy" - Our world of high technology and instantaneous electronic communication with each other and with our robotic emissaries at the solar system's frontier, is de-mystified through the inspiring life story of the man whose genius Albert Einstein revered.
Season 1, Episode 10 - "The Electric Boy" - 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.