Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey Is New Must-See Geek Show
The Cosmos science show revival premiered yesterday on the National Geographic channel. Legendary Carl Sagan hosted Cosmos: A Personal Voyage in the 80s. The revival is so big that President Obama has introduced it. Watch below.
President Obama invites a new generation of explorers to make the next great discovery in the intro to the new Cosmos show. More than three decades after the debut of “Cosmos: A Personal Voyage,” Carl Sagan’s stunning and iconic exploration of the universe as revealed by science, Seth MacFarlane has teamed with Sagan’s original creative collaborators – writer/executive producer Ann Druyan and co-writer, astronomer Steven Soter – to conceive the 13-part series that will serve as a successor to the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning original series.
As with the legendary original series, the new COSMOS is the saga of how we discovered the laws of nature and found our coordinates in space and time. The series brings to life never-before-told stories of the heroic quest for knowledge, transporting viewers to new worlds and across the universe for a vision of the cosmos on the grandest – and the smallest – scale. The series invents new modes of scientific storytelling to reveal the grandeur of the universe and re-invent celebrated elements of the original series, including the Cosmic Calendar and the Ship of the Imagination. The most profound scientific concepts are presented with stunning clarity, uniting skepticism and wonder, and weaving rigorous science with the emotional and spiritual into a transcendent experience.
Cosmos premiered aired 9 ET/PT on Sunday on 10 channels including National Geographic.
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