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Author: Carl Sagan; Ann Druyan; Steven Soter; Adrian Malone; Cosmos Studios.
Publisher: Studio City, CA : Cosmos Studios, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Collector's ed
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Travellers' tales: the exhilaration of 17th century Dutch explorers who ventured in sailing ships halfway around our planet in their quest for wealth and knowledge is compared to an inside view of the excitement of Voyager's expeditions to Jupiter and Saturn. The backbone of night: Dr. Sagan takes viewers back to ancient Greece when the right answer to such a basic question as "What are the stars?" was first  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Sagan; Ann Druyan; Steven Soter; Adrian Malone; Cosmos Studios.
ISBN: 0970351119 9780970351111
OCLC Number: 429397903
Language Note: English soundtrack with subtitles available in French, Italian, German, Spanish, Mandarin, Japanese and English.
Notes: Based on the 1980 television series: Cosmos.
Credits: 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 ; writers, Ann Druyan, Steven Soter.
Performer(s): Carl Sagan.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Travellers' tales
Backbone of night
Cosmos (Television program)
Responsibility: Cosmos Studios.

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Travellers' tales: the exhilaration of 17th century Dutch explorers who ventured in sailing ships halfway around our planet in their quest for wealth and knowledge is compared to an inside view of the excitement of Voyager's expeditions to Jupiter and Saturn. The backbone of night: Dr. Sagan takes viewers back to ancient Greece when the right answer to such a basic question as "What are the stars?" was first glimpsed.

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