Carl Sagan; Ann Druyan; Adrian Malone; Steven Soter; Gregory Andorfer; Carl Sagan Productions.
|注意：||Distributed by Turner Home Entertainment.
Also issued as a motion picture.
|制作人员：||Series director and executive producer, Adrian Malone.|
|描述：||1 videocassette (VHS) (60 min. each) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.|
|丛书名：||Cosmos series, Episodes 3 & 4.; Cosmos : a personal voyage.|
|其他题名：||Heaven and Hell|
|责任：||written by Carl Sagan, Ann Druyan, Steven Soter ; producer, Gregory Andorfer.|
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.