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Eps11 Cosmos: A Personal Voyage Season 1 Episode 11

Cosmos: A Personal Voyage Season 1 Episode 11

Cosmos: A Personal Voyage Season 1 Episode 11
Season 1
Episode: 11
Air Date: 1980-12-07

The brain is the focus of this fascinating portion of our journey as Dr. Sagan examines another of the intelligent creatures with whom we share the planet Earth — whales….

Episode Title: The Persistence of Memory
Eps12 Cosmos: A Personal Voyage Season 1 Episode 12

Cosmos: A Personal Voyage Season 1 Episode 12

Cosmos: A Personal Voyage Season 1 Episode 12
Season 1
Episode: 12
Air Date: 1980-12-14

Are there alien intelligences? How could we communicate with them? What about UFOs? The answers to these questions take us to Egypt to decode ancient hieroglyphics, to the largest radio…

Episode Title: Encyclopedia Galactica
Eps13 Cosmos: A Personal Voyage Season 1 Episode 13

Cosmos: A Personal Voyage Season 1 Episode 13

Cosmos: A Personal Voyage Season 1 Episode 13
Season 1
Episode: 13
Air Date: 1980-12-21

Through the use of special effects we retrace the 15-billion-year journey from the big bang to the present. We also hear the tragic story of the martyrdom of Hypatia, the…

Episode Title: Who Speaks for Earth?
Eps7 Cosmos: A Personal Voyage Season 1 Episode 7

Cosmos: A Personal Voyage Season 1 Episode 7

Cosmos: A Personal Voyage Season 1 Episode 7
Season 1
Episode: 7
Air Date: 1980-11-09

Humans once thought the stars were campfires in the sky and the Milky Way “the backbone of night.” In this fascinating segment Dr. Sagan takes us back to ancient Greece,…

Episode Title: The Backbone of Night
Eps8 Cosmos: A Personal Voyage Season 1 Episode 8

Cosmos: A Personal Voyage Season 1 Episode 8

Cosmos: A Personal Voyage Season 1 Episode 8
Season 1
Episode: 8
Air Date: 1980-11-16

A voyage to see how star patterns change over millions of years is followed by a journey to the planets of other stars, and a look at the possibility of…

Episode Title: Journeys in Space and Time
Eps9 Cosmos: A Personal Voyage Season 1 Episode 9

Cosmos: A Personal Voyage Season 1 Episode 9

Cosmos: A Personal Voyage Season 1 Episode 9
Season 1
Episode: 9
Air Date: 1980-11-23

Using computer animation and amazing astronomical art, Dr. Sagan shows how stars are born, live, die and sometimes collapse to form neutron stars or black holes. We then journey into…

Episode Title: The Lives of the Stars
Eps10 Cosmos: A Personal Voyage Season 1 Episode 10

Cosmos: A Personal Voyage Season 1 Episode 10

Cosmos: A Personal Voyage Season 1 Episode 10
Season 1
Episode: 10
Air Date: 1980-11-30

Dr. Sagan leads us on some awesome trips — to a time when galaxies were beginning to form, to India to explore the infinite cycles of Hindu cosmology, and to…

Episode Title: The Edge of Forever
Eps4 Cosmos: A Personal Voyage Season 1 Episode 4

Cosmos: A Personal Voyage Season 1 Episode 4

Cosmos: A Personal Voyage Season 1 Episode 4
Season 1
Episode: 4
Air Date: 1980-10-19

A descent through the hellish atmosphere of Venus to explore its broiling surface serves as a warning to our world about the possible consequences of the increasing greenhouse effect. Then…

Episode Title: Heaven and Hell
Eps5 Cosmos: A Personal Voyage Season 1 Episode 5

Cosmos: A Personal Voyage Season 1 Episode 5

Cosmos: A Personal Voyage Season 1 Episode 5
Season 1
Episode: 5
Air Date: 1980-10-26

Is there life on Mars? Dr. Sagan takes viewers on a tour of the red planet first through the eyes of science fiction authors, and then through the unblinking eyes…

Episode Title: Blues for a Red Planet
Eps6 Cosmos: A Personal Voyage Season 1 Episode 6

Cosmos: A Personal Voyage Season 1 Episode 6

Cosmos: A Personal Voyage Season 1 Episode 6
Season 1
Episode: 6
Air Date: 1980-11-02

Dr. Sagan compares the exhilaration of 17th-century Dutch explorers who ventured in sailing ships halfway around our planet in their quest for wealth and knowledge to an inside view of…

Episode Title: Travellers' Tales
Eps1 Cosmos: A Personal Voyage Season 1 Episode 1

Cosmos: A Personal Voyage Season 1 Episode 1

Cosmos: A Personal Voyage Season 1 Episode 1
Season 1
Episode: 1
Air Date: 1980-09-28

At the beginning of this cosmic journey across space and time, Dr. Carl Sagan takes us to the edge of the universe aboard a spaceship of the imagination. Through beautiful…

Episode Title: The Shores of the Cosmic Ocean
Eps2 Cosmos: A Personal Voyage Season 1 Episode 2

Cosmos: A Personal Voyage Season 1 Episode 2

Cosmos: A Personal Voyage Season 1 Episode 2
Season 1
Episode: 2
Air Date: 1980-10-05

Dr. Sagan’s cosmic calendar makes the history of the universe understandable and frames the origin of the Earth and the evolution of life. We see the evolutionary process unfold, from…

Episode Title: One Voice in the Cosmic Fugue
Eps3 Cosmos: A Personal Voyage Season 1 Episode 3

Cosmos: A Personal Voyage Season 1 Episode 3

Cosmos: A Personal Voyage Season 1 Episode 3
Season 1
Episode: 3
Air Date: 1980-10-12

This episode is a historical re-creation of the life of Johannes Kepler, the last scientific astrologer, the first modern astronomer and the author of the first science fiction novel. Kepler…

Episode Title: The Harmony of the Worlds