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Cosmos

A Spacetime Odyssey
(DVD - 2014)
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
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This documentary series explores the history of science and how we found our place in the cosmos.
Title: Cosmos
a spacetime odyssey
[videorecording]
Published: Los Angeles, CA :, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment,, [2014]
Characteristics: 4 videodiscs (553 min.) :,sound, color ;,4 3/4 in.
digital, optical, Dolby digital 5.1, rda
NTSC, rda
video file, DVD video, Region 1, rda
Notes: Originally broadcast in 2014.
Special features: Audio commentary ; Library of Congress dedication ; Cosmos at Comic-Con ; Cosmos: the voyage continues.
Contents: Disc 1 Standing up in the Milky Way Some of the things that molecules do When knowledge conquered fear Hiding in the light.
Disc 2. Sky full of ghosts
Deeper, deeper, deeper still
Clean room.
Disc 3. Sisters of the sun
Electric boy
Lost worlds of planet Earth.
Disc 4. Immortals
World set free
Unafraid of the dark.
Summary: This documentary series explores the history of science and how we found our place in the cosmos.
Audience: MPAA rating Not rated.
Local Note: 1 2
Branch Call Number: DVD 530.11 COS
Statement of Responsibility: Cosmos Studios ; Fuzzy Door Productions ; written and directed by Ann Druyan ; directed also by Brannon Braga and Bill Pope
Copyright Date: ©2014
Credits: Music, Alan Silvestri ; director of photography, Bill Pope.
Performers: Hosted by Neil deGrasse Tyson
System Details: DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; dual layer.
Other Language: English (Dolby Digital 5.1) dialogue with optional English SDH (subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing), French Spanish or Portuguese subtitles; closed-captioned in English.
Subject Headings: Discoveries in science History Video recordings. Space and time Video recordings. Astronomy Video recordings. Universe Video recordings.
Genre/Form: Science television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Television series.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Television programs for the hearing impaired.
Topical Term: Discoveries in science
Space and time
Astronomy
Publisher No: 2293205
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Jun 24, 2014
  • Quetzlzacatenango rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

An awesome blend of science, history and special effects that hopefully will have a similar effect on this generation as the original series. I tried to get my son to watch the original but the dated effects could not hold his attention. However, the spectacular effects in this new one kept his attention so much that I had to stop it frequently to answer the questions he had about the content. As for the science, it pulls no punches and Neil Degrasse Tyson is a great host, once you become accustomed to his unique presentation style (which is a lot like he speaks in his podcast).

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