Cosmos 1980 (PBS)

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Science Documentary hosted by Carl Sagan, published by PBS in 1980 - English narration

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Astronomer Carl Sagan leads us on an engaging guided tour of the various elements and cosmological theories of the universe.

[edit] The Shores of the Cosmic Ocean

Carl Sagan examines our planet's place in the universe by leading us on a journey from Earth to Deep Space.

[edit] One Voice in the Cosmic Fugue

Carl Sagan examines the origin, development, and complexity of life on Earth and speculates on the possibility of life developing elsewhere in the universe.

[edit] Harmony of the Worlds

After briefly looking at the pseudoscience of astrology, Carl Sagan examines the history of astronomy from ancient times through Ptolemy to Johannes Kepler.

[edit] Heaven and Hell

Carl Sagan examines the nature of comets before turning to a close look at the planet Venus.

[edit] Blues for a Red Planet

Carl Sagan looks at the search for life on Mars from the speculations of Percival Lowell and H.G. Wells to the arrival of the Viking probes.

[edit] Traveller's Tales

Carl Sagan looks at the planets Jupiter and Saturn by examining the work of Galileo, Huygens, and the Voyager probes.

[edit] The Backbone of Night

Carl Sagan looks at the work of ancient Greek scientists and astronomers including Thales, Anaximander, Democritus, and Pythagoras.

[edit] Journeys in Space and Time

Carl Sagan explains scientific concepts like relativity and examines the possibility of time travel.

[edit] The Lives of the Stars

Carl Sagan examines the life cycle of stars from their creation to their deaths.

[edit] The Edge of Forever

Carl Sagan focuses on the origin of the universe by discussing the Big Bang, Galaxies, Dimensions, and the expansion of the universe.

[edit] The Persistence of Memory

Carl Sagan examines life on earth discussing genes, DNA, the brain, and human social development.

[edit] Encyclopaedia Galactica

Carl Sagan examines the possibility extraterrestrial life and discusses his skepticism about UFOs.

[edit] Who Speaks for Earth?

Carl Sagan considers the significance of science and discuss the importance of human survival in the nuclear age.

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  • Video Codec: x265 CABAC Main@L4
  • Video Bitrate: CRF 20 (~1400Kbps)
  • Video Resolution: 1440x1080
  • Video Aspect Ratio: 4:3
  • Frame Rate: 29.970 FPS
  • Audio Codec: HE-AAC
  • Audio Bitrate: 160Kbps CBR 48KHz
  • Audio Channels: 6
  • Run-Time: 60 mins
  • Number Of Parts: 13
  • Part Size: 740 MB
  • Source: Bluray
  • Encoded by: JungleBoy

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