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A documentary series that explores how we discovered the laws of nature and found our coordinates in space and time.
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Top Rated TV #8 | Won 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 12 wins & 22 nominations. See more awards »

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Speaking on Nerdist podcast #489, Neil deGrasse Tyson said that "[the show will be airing] on Sunday night [9 March 2014], in prime time after it had been promo'ed during the Super Bowl, Fox had the Super Bowl, after it had been promo'ed during the World Series in the bottom of the seventh inning in game 3 on Saturday night, and it is airing on 171 stations around the world in 45 languages. Any one of those sentences is a mind-blow, the fact it is all happening together is a stunning statement that there is a recognition by forces that be that science deserves to be mainstreamed." See more »

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During the title sequence, the letters "C" and "S" of "COSMOS" appear briefly on their own in tribute to Carl Sagan. See more »

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An excellent successor to Carl Sagan.
13 March 2014 | by See all my reviews

Neil deGrasse Tyson is a marvelous astrophysicist who really loves his field and you can see this in the way he narrates the series. Cosmos is not only a journey, it also shows how much science has improved since the original series, all the new evidence, technology, and ideas, they encourage the next generation to pursue knowledge and discover something amazing. The visuals are stunning, the animation is unique, and most importantly it is very informative. The way Neil describes the universe is very coherent and easy for everyone to understand. This is an excellent series that shows science isn't just flat rigorous work, it is about discovery, asking questions, wonder, achievement.


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