A complete guide for the layman to modern thinking in all areas of astronomy and cosmology. In 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 glimpsed.
Based on the 1980 television series: Cosmos.
Series director-executive producer, Adrian Malone ; writers, Carl Sagan, Ann Druyan, Steven Soter. For Cosmos Collector's edition: executive producer, Ann Druyan ; co-executive producer, Joe Firmage ; producer, Kent Gibson.
DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
English soundtrack with subtitles available in French, Italian, German, Spanish, Mandarin, Japanese and English.
The Emmy and Peabody Award-winning series.