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The Shores of the cosmic ocean

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, I.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English : Collector's edView all editions and formats
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From the shores of the great ocean of space, Carl Sagan embarks on an immense cosmic journey which begins 8 billion years from earth, abroad his spaceship of the imagination. He takes us to the wonders of the Cosmos: quasars, spiral galaxies, etc., then focuses on the planet earth and the early Egyptian scientific research, including the Alexandrian Library. Dr. Sagan also discusses early scientific discoveries  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: 0970351135 9780970351135
OCLC Number: 45831750
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 ... [et al.].
Performer(s): Carl Sagan.
Description: 1 videocassette (61 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Series Title: Cosmos, a personal voyage, I.
Responsibility: KCET and Carl Sagan Productions, Inc. ; in association with the British Broadcasting Corporation and Polytel International.

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From the shores of the great ocean of space, Carl Sagan embarks on an immense cosmic journey which begins 8 billion years from earth, abroad his spaceship of the imagination. He takes us to the wonders of the Cosmos: quasars, spiral galaxies, etc., then focuses on the planet earth and the early Egyptian scientific research, including the Alexandrian Library. Dr. Sagan also discusses early scientific discoveries concerning measurement of the earth's circumference and its spherical nature.

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