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One voice in the cosmic fugue ; The harmony of the worlds

Author: Carl Sagan; KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.); Carl Sagan Productions.; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Polytel International.
Publisher: Studio City, CA : Cosmos Studios, 2000, ©1980.
Series: Cosmos, a personal voyage, II & III.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English : Collector's edView all editions and formats
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[Volume] II : Addresses the question of life and its origins. Speculates on life in other worlds, establishing the rules most likely to apply. Examines molecular biology, the Miller/Urey experiment, and DNA. [Volume] III : Portrays the first attempts of human beings to interpret the character of the heavens. Explores how each society has peopled the heavens with shapes and patterns appropriate to its own time and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Sagan; KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.); Carl Sagan Productions.; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Polytel International.
ISBN: 0970351143 9780970351142
OCLC Number: 45831753
Notes: Originally shown on the television series Cosmos on PBS.
First issued as a videorecording in 1980.
Digitally remastered.
Credits: Cinematographers, Chris O'Dell, Hillyard J. Brown ; chief artist, Jon Lomberg ; film editor, James Latham ; music consultant, Gordon Skene ; consultants, Everett C. Olson [and others].
Performer(s): Carl Sagan.
Description: 1 videocassette (119 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Series Title: Cosmos, a personal voyage, II & III.
Other Titles: Harmony of the worlds
Responsibility: KCET and Carl Sagan Productions, Inc. ; in association with the British Broadcasting Corporation and Polytel International.

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[Volume] II : Addresses the question of life and its origins. Speculates on life in other worlds, establishing the rules most likely to apply. Examines molecular biology, the Miller/Urey experiment, and DNA. [Volume] III : Portrays the first attempts of human beings to interpret the character of the heavens. Explores how each society has peopled the heavens with shapes and patterns appropriate to its own time and place. Brings an understanding of the efforts of Kepler, Copernicus, Galileo, and Newton.

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