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The Shores of the cosmic ocean ; One voice in the cosmic fugue

Author: Carl SaganAnn DruyanAdrian MaloneSteven SoterGregory AndorferAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Carl Sagan Productions & TBS Productions, ©1989.
Series: Cosmos series, Episodes 1 & 2.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Carl Sagan conducts a guided tour of the universe from clusters of galaxies to the Milky Way and Earth, and then discusses early scientific discoveries concerning the measurement of the earth's circumference and its spherical nature. The 1st episode ends with a journey through time from the Big Bang to the present. In the 2nd episode Sagan adresses the question of life and its origins by examining molecular biology,  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: 220842291
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 1 & 2.
Other Titles: One voice in the cosmic fugue
Responsibility: written by Carl Sagan, Ann Druyan, Steven Soter ; producer, Gregory Andorfer.

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Carl Sagan conducts a guided tour of the universe from clusters of galaxies to the Milky Way and Earth, and then discusses early scientific discoveries concerning the measurement of the earth's circumference and its spherical nature. The 1st episode ends with a journey through time from the Big Bang to the present. In the 2nd episode Sagan adresses the question of life and its origins by examining molecular biology, the Miller-Urey experiment and DNA in order to suggest that life in other worlds, evolves according to environmental conditions, just as it does on earth.

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