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Winged Crime
Minmatar
The Blood Money Cartel
Posted - 2010.07.18 12:54:00 - [1]
 

So i've been checking out Cosmos, after hearing it come up in conversation recently, and after hearing that a couple recording artists I'm fond of were involved in the soundtrack..


I must say, what a beautiful thing to watch. There's a lot to laugh at (both intended and non-intended humor), and a lot of hack science but man, I just feel good & excited about life and stuff when I watch it.


Anyone else in on this?
If not check it out... it's about... everything, really.. the universe and our place in it and vice versa... blah blah blah


ALSO:
it seems that the video is really fuzzy and has visual issues, I guess that's how the original tapes were (?). It just adds to the experience really, but I was wondering if it's definitely like that for everyone or if you've got different versions that look better. (no, I didn't pirate mine, I just didn't expect a "remastered" dvd set to look like that)




Goram Azul
Posted - 2010.07.18 22:33:00 - [2]
 

This was my favorite tv show ever. It really got me interested in science when I saw it as a kid. I recently watched a few episodes on the internet, and it's still good as an adult.

As for fuzziness... I don't remember seeing that. Sounds like your dvds are defective.

Citrute
The High and Mighty
Posted - 2010.07.19 00:29:00 - [3]
 

billions.

Pr1ncess Alia
Posted - 2010.07.19 01:20:00 - [4]
 

Originally by: Citrute
billions.


and BILLIONS!

FunzzeR
Legion of the Scottish Fold
Posted - 2010.07.19 13:15:00 - [5]
 

Upon BILLIONS!

Straight Chillen
Gallente
Solar Wind
Posted - 2010.07.19 15:32:00 - [6]
 

The pale blue dot

Hatherley
Posted - 2010.07.19 15:40:00 - [7]
 

a mote of dust

Sazkyen
Posted - 2010.07.19 20:05:00 - [8]
 


This one is also incredibly cool:

Linkage

Just as this shorter course:

Linkage


Draco Starfire
Ananta-Boga
Posted - 2010.07.19 21:50:00 - [9]
 

if you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.


i love carl sagan

Hatherley
Posted - 2010.07.19 22:07:00 - [10]
 

crumbly, but good

Nefrin Maldoes
Minmatar
Outer Rim Survey and Salvage
Posted - 2010.07.20 12:41:00 - [11]
 

For Netflix members who have not seen this series yet, all the episodes are available for instant streaming (computer, Roku, Xbox, Wii, PS3, pick your poison).

Some episodes that are out of date were updated years later with new scientific discoveries by Carl Sagan himself, before he passed. For the most part though, it is relevant and a good watch.

CCP Chronotis

Posted - 2010.07.20 13:53:00 - [12]
 

also a fan of carl sagan - like this compilation video the most as a great summary of his works.


 

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