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The harmony of the worlds ; Heaven and Hell

Author: Carl SaganAnn DruyanAdrian MaloneSteven SoterGregory AndorferAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Carl Sagan Productions & TBS Productions, ©1989.
Series: Cosmos series, Episodes 3 & 4.; Cosmos : a personal voyage.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In episode 3, Carl Sagan explores how different societies have interpreted the character of the universe and also highlights various contributions of Copernicus, Galileo ans Newton. In the 4th episode he describes the interaction of two processes, gradualism and catastrophism, which he maintains are responsible for the evolution of our universe, solar system, and even life on earth. Also included is a discussion of  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Sagan; Ann Druyan; Adrian Malone; Steven Soter; Gregory Andorfer; Carl Sagan Productions.
OCLC Number: 220844412
Notes: Distributed by Turner Home Entertainment.
Also issued as a motion picture.
Credits: Series director and executive producer, Adrian Malone.
Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (60 min. each) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Series Title: Cosmos series, Episodes 3 & 4.; Cosmos : a personal voyage.
Other Titles: Heaven and Hell
Responsibility: written by Carl Sagan, Ann Druyan, Steven Soter ; producer, Gregory Andorfer.

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In episode 3, Carl Sagan explores how different societies have interpreted the character of the universe and also highlights various contributions of Copernicus, Galileo ans Newton. In the 4th episode he describes the interaction of two processes, gradualism and catastrophism, which he maintains are responsible for the evolution of our universe, solar system, and even life on earth. Also included is a discussion of meteorites and comets along with an introduction to the concept of comparative planetology.

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