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Fri Mar 21 17:05:20 2014 UTClccn-no20020890530.10Cosmos0.200.86Cosmic Africa148086304no20020890535875527lccn-n79064998Sagan, Carl1934-1996viaf-291556187Malone, Adrianlccn-n87145860Soter, Stevenlccn-n79092362Druyan, Ann1949-lccn-n81031926Carl Sagan Productionslccn-n50082227KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.)nc-british broadcasting corporationBritish Broadcasting Corporationnc-polytel internationalPolytel Internationallccn-n90692226Voyager Projectlccn-n50044770Kepler, Johannes1571-1630Cosmos StudiosPopular worksObservationsCriticism, interpretation, etcInterviewsEducational filmsScience filmsDramaBiographical filmsScience fictionHistoryAstronomyCosmologyCosmographyOuter spaceSpace sciencesVoyager ProjectLife on other planetsExpanding universeStarsGalaxies--EvolutionMars (Planet)PlanetologyEarth (Planet)HieroglyphicsBrainNeurobiologyNew MexicoRadio telescopesNuclear warfare--Moral and ethical aspectsGalaxies--FormationGreeceHypatia,Big bang theoryHindu cosmologyAstronomy, MedievalSaturn (Planet)Kepler, Johannes,Jupiter (Planet)Einstein, Albert,Human evolutionAstronomy, AncientTime travelKepler's lawsBlack holes (Astronomy)GalaxiesPlanetsSolar systemScience fictionAlexandrian LibraryVenus (Planet)ConstellationsSpace and timeStars--EvolutionCreationInterstellar communicationSagan, Carl,Turner, TedCosmology, AfricanEthnoastronomyAstrophysics200020022003200616834678520QB44.210269ocn045993298visu20000.20Sagan, CarlCosmos a personal journeyHistoryCriticism, interpretation, etcInterviewsPopular worksScience fictionA complete guide for the layman to modern thinking in all areas of astronomy and cosmology+-+9086880985753ocn047958507visu20000.18CosmosObservationsIn a 13 part series Carl Sagan discusses the relationship between man and the universe. Part 10: Leads viewers on awesome trips -- to a time when galaxies were beginning to form, to India to explore the infinite cycles of Hindu cosmology, and to show how humans of this century discovered the expanding universe and its origin in the Big Bang. Concludes with a visit to 17 telescopes probing the furthest reaches of space in New Mexico. Part 11: The brain is the focus of this fascinating portion as viewers wind through the maze of the human brain to witness the architecture of thoughts. Presents how genes, brains and books store the information necessary to human survival743ocn047958637visu20000.18CosmosIn a 13 part series Carl Sagan discusses the relationship between man and the universe. Part 12: Are there alien intelligences? Can we communicate with them? The answers to these questions take the viewer to Egypt to decode ancient hieroglyphics, to the largest radio telescope on Earth and, in the spaceship of the imagination, to visit other civilizations in space. Part 13: Retraces the 15 billion year journey from the Big Band to the present. The tragic story of the martyrdom of Hypatia, the woman scientist of ancient Alexandria, is told. Concludes with Dr. Sagan arguing that our responsibility to avoid nuclear war and ensure the survival of the human race is owned not just to ourselves, but also to the Cosmos from which we spring723ocn047957756visu20000.18CosmosIn a 13 part series Carl Sagan discusses the relationship between man and the universe. Part 2: A cosmic calendar makes the 15 billion year history of the universe understandable and frames the origin of the Earth and the evolution of life. Presents evolutionary steps from microbe to humans and ventures to other worlds for imaginative speculations on what forms life might take elsewhere in the cosmos. Part 3: Historical re-creation of the life and time of Johannes Kepler -- the first modern astronomer, providing insights into how the moon and the planets move in their orbits and ultimately how to journey to them723ocn047958072visu20000.18CosmosIn a 13 part series Carl Sagan discusses the relationship between man and the universe. Part 6: The exhilaration of 17th century Dutch explorers is compared to an inside view of the excitement of Yoyager's expeditions to Jupiter and Mars. Part 7: Takes viewers back to ancient Greece when the answer to such basic questions as "What are the stars?" was first glimpsed713ocn047958296visu20000.19CosmosIn a 13 part series Carl Sagan discusses the relationship between man and the universe. Part 8: 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 time travel-- which takes the viewer to Italy, where the youthful Einstein first wondered what it would be like to ride on a beam of light. Part 9: Using computer animation, shows how stars are born, live and die and sometimes collapse to form black holes. Viewers then journey to the future to witness "the last perfect day on Earth," 5 billion years from now when the sun will engulf the earth703ocn047957308visu20000.19CosmosIn a 13 part series Carl Sagan discusses the relationship between man and the universe. Part 1: Aboard the spaceship of imagination, through special effects, witness quasars, exploding galaxies, star clusters, super novas, and pulsars. Returning to the Solar System, enter an astonishing re-creation of the Alexandrian Library, seat of learning on Earth 2000 years ago693ocn047957903visu20000.19CosmosCriticism, interpretation, etcIn a 13 part series Carl Sagan discusses the relationship between man and the universe. Part 4: This segment descends through the hellish atmosphere of Venus to explore its broiling surface. Then takes a tour of the Solar System to see how other heavenly bodies have suffered from various cosmic catastrophies. Part 5: Takes viewers on a trip to Mars through the eyes of science fiction authors and then through photographs from two Viking spacecrafts that have sent thousands of pictures back to Earth since 1976202ocn051832512visu20030.15Cosmic journey the Voyager interstellar mission and messageTells the political and scientific history of getting the Voyager Project off the ground to visit the outer gas giant planets, and perhaps keep going out of our solar system. Not only covers the planned exploration of our planets but the contents of the recording it carried with it172ocn070703878visu20020.86Cosmic AfricaDramaBiographical filmsEducational filmsScience filmsAs a young boy, Thebe Medupe was fascinated by astronomy---fascinated enough to build his own telescope from a discarded bit of pipe, and fascinated enough to be the astrophysicist he became. He plays himself in a dramatized autobiography in which he travels through Namibia and Mali, speaking with !Kung and Dogon healers, diviners and hunters about their notions of the sun, the moon, the stars--making the film as much a celebration of African culture as of astronomy. At film's end Thebe is developing the world's first African ethno-astronomy class141ocn052051895visu20020.20The lost dinosaurs of EgyptThis video chronicles the experiences of Josh Smith and 14 scientists, under the direction of paleontologist Dr. Peter Dodson, when they traveled to Egypt in 1999 and discovered a new species of dinosaur, Paralititan stromeri, the second largest to walk the earth91ocn271486280visu20000.17CosmosCosmos covers a range of intriguing and fascinating topics including the origins of life, the search for life on MArs, the infernal composition of the atmosphere of Venus and the "greenhouse effect", the lives of stars, interstellar travel and the effects of attaaining the speed of light and the danger of mankind technologically self-destructing81ocn271486389visu20000.17CosmosCosmos covers a range of intriguing and fascinating topics including the origins of life, the search for life on MArs, the infernal composition of the atmosphere of Venus and the "greenhouse effect", the lives of stars, interstellar travel and the effects of attaaining the speed of light and the danger of mankind technologically self-destructing71ocn271486260visu20000.18CosmosCosmos covers a range of intriguing and fascinating topics including the origins of life, the search for life on MArs, the infernal composition of the atmosphere of Venus and the "greenhouse effect", the lives of stars, interstellar travel and the effects of attaaining the speed of light and the danger of mankind technologically self-destructing71ocn271486241visu20000.17CosmosCosmos covers a range of intriguing and fascinating topics including the origins of life, the search for life on MArs, the infernal composition of the atmosphere of Venus and the "greenhouse effect", the lives of stars, interstellar travel and the effects of attaaining the speed of light and the danger of mankind technologically self-destructing71ocn271486364visu20000.17CosmosCosmos covers a range of intriguing and fascinating topics including the origins of life, the search for life on MArs, the infernal composition of the atmosphere of Venus and the "greenhouse effect", the lives of stars, interstellar travel and the effects of attaaining the speed of light and the danger of mankind technologically self-destructing71ocn271486336visu20000.17CosmosCosmos covers a range of intriguing and fascinating topics including the origins of life, the search for life on MArs, the infernal composition of the atmosphere of Venus and the "greenhouse effect", the lives of stars, interstellar travel and the effects of attaaining the speed of light and the danger of mankind technologically self-destructing71ocn271486379visu20000.18CosmosCosmos covers a range of intriguing and fascinating topics including the origins of life, the search for life on MArs, the infernal composition of the atmosphere of Venus and the "greenhouse effect", the lives of stars, interstellar travel and the effects of attaaining the speed of light and the danger of mankind technologically self-destructing61ocn052635150visu20000.63The best of CosmosPopular worksA distillation of the greatest moments of the thirteen hour PBS series Cosmos, with new images and a new digital version of the soundtrack42ocn429397900visu20000.10CosmosSummary: Dr. Sagan's cosmic calendar makes the 15 billion year history of the universe understandable and frames the origin of the Earth and the evolution of life. We see the steps from microbes to humans. The harmony of the worlds: Historical re-creation of the life and time of Johannes Kepler. Kepler provided the insight into how the moon and the planets move in their orbits and ultimately how to journey to them+-+9086880985+-+9086880985Fri Mar 21 15:37:36 EDT 2014batch16888