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Neil deGrasse Tyson Talks COSMOS: A SPACETIME ODYSSEY Blu-ray/DVD, Science in Film, Season 2 Possibility, and More

More than three decades after the debut of  Carl Sagan ’s groundbreaking and iconic series,  Cosmos: A Personal Voyage , host and astrophysicist  Neil deGrasse Tyson  is exploring the infinite expanse of the universe in  Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey , which just completed its epic 13-episode run on Fox.  The special 4-disc Blu-ray set, which is currently available in stores, includes a full two hours of extras, including a mini-documentary featuring behind-the-scenes coverage on the making of the show. Read More... http://collider.com/neil-degrasse-tyson-cosmos-interview/

'Cosmos' co-creator Ann Druyan looks back in wonder on her odyssey

When Ann Druyan met her future husband, the late astronomer Carl Sagan, at a dinner party at Nora Ephron's New York City home circa 1974, she knew little of his growing reputation as a scientist and author, only that, as Ephron had told her, he was a fascinating man.   Read More... http://feeds.latimes.com/~r/latimes/entertainment/news/tv/~3/zlyCp43zUZ0/la-et-st-ann-druyan-cosmos-20140607-story.html

‘Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey’ Executive Producer Ann Druyan and Host Neil deGrasse Tyson Discuss The End of Their Landmark Series

The ship of imagination will set off for one final voyage tonight at 9/8c on Fox as the landmark science series  Cosmos a Spacetime Odyssey  draws to a close. The non-fiction series has taken viewers through time and space over the course of 13 weeks and garnered rave reviews along the way. Before the final episode, “Unafraid of the Dark,” check out the highlights from a recent conference call with writer, director and executive producer Ann Druyan and host Neil deGrasse Tyson. The duo discussed the responses they have had to  Cosmos , what they hope the series’ legacy will be and more. Read More... http://www.tvequals.com/2014/06/08/cosmos-spacetime-odyssey-executive-producer-ann-druyan-host-neil-degrasse-tyson-discuss-end-landmark-series/

Cosmos a Spacetime Odyssey Season Finale 2014 “Unafraid of the Dark”

Cosmos a Spacetime Odyssey  season finale 2014 “Unafraid of the Dark” airs Sunday, June 8th at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on Fox. Episode Synopsis:  Cosmos a Spacetime Odyssey Episode 13 “Unafraid of the Dark” – The Ship of the Imagination makes a final journey to explore one of the biggest mysteries of the universe: dark energy. Meet one of science’s greatest unsung heroes, Fritz Zwicky, whose prediction of supernovas paved the way for our larger understanding of dark energy, the unknown force in the universe that overwhelms gravity on the grandest scale. On our final voyage, discover the romantic message embedded in Voyager’s Interstellar Golden Record and contemplate the spiritual experience of life on Earth as our cosmic journey concludes with Carl Sagan’s unforgettable meditation, The Pale Blue Dot, in the all-new “Unafraid of the Dark” Season Finale episode of COSMOS: A SPACETIME ODYSSEY airing Sunday, June 8 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX and Monday, June 9 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on Nat Geo. Read More... http://www.tvequals.com/2014/06/08/cosmos-spacetime-odyssey-season-finale-2014-unafraid-dark/

Cosmos a Spacetime Odyssey Episode 12 “The World Set Free”

Cosmos a Spacetime Odyssey  episode 12 “The World Set Free” airs Sunday, June 1st at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on Fox. Episode Synopsis:  Cosmos a Spacetime Odyssey Episode 12 “The World Set Free” – The Ship of the Imagination travels to our near neighbor Venus, where we begin our journey to discover the long history of global warming and the greenhouse effect. Later, explore the detrimental effects of climate change and trace the magnitude of our impact on the Earth’s atmosphere. However, with knowledge, technology and science within our grasp, imagine a hopeful future where we dedicate our efforts to taking care of our home, Planet Earth, in the all-new “The World Set Free” episode of COSMOS: A SPACETIME ODYSSEY airing Sunday, June 1 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX and Monday, June 2 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on Nat Geo. Read More... http://www.tvequals.com/2014/06/01/cosmos-spacetime-odyssey-episode-12-world-set-free/

Cosmos a Spacetime Odyssey Episode 11 “The Immortals”

Cosmos a Spacetime Odyssey  episode 11 “The Immortals” airs Sunday, May 18 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on Fox. Episode Synopsis:  Cosmos a Spacetime Odyssey Episode 11 “The Immortals” – Must we die? Are there beings in the cosmos who live forever, traveling on an endless journey down the river of time? Red dwarf stars live for trillions of years. What would intelligent beings do if they had an eternity to develop their understanding of the universe? Read More... http://www.tvequals.com/2014/05/18/cosmos-spacetime-odyssey-episode-11-immortals/

Cosmos a Spacetime Odyssey Episode 10 “The Electric Boy”

Cosmos a Spacetime Odyssey  episode 10 “The Electric Boy” airs Sunday, May 11 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on Fox. Episode Synopsis:  Cosmos a Spacetime Odyssey Episode 10 “The Electric Boy” – Travel to 19th century England and meet Michael Faraday, a child of poverty who grew up to invent the motor and the generator. His ideas about electricity and discovery of magnetic fields changed the world and paved the way for future scientists to make giant strides in the world of high technology and instantaneous communication in the all-new “The Electric Boy” episode of COSMOS: A SPACETIME ODYSSEY airing Sunday, May 11 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX and Monday, May 12 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on Nat Geo. Read More... http://www.tvequals.com/2014/05/11/cosmos-spacetime-odyssey-episode-10-electric-boy/

Cosmos a Spacetime Odyssey Episode 9 “The Lost Worlds of Planet Earth”

Cosmos a Spacetime Odyssey  episode 9 “The Lost Worlds of Planet Earth” airs Sunday, May 4 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on Fox. Episode Synopsis:  Cosmos a Spacetime Odyssey Episode 9 “The Lost Worlds of Planet Earth” – The Ship of the Imagination embarks on a journey through space and time to grasp how the autobiography of the Earth is written in its atoms, its oceans, its continents and all living things. Later, American geologist Marie Tharp (guest voice Seyfried) creates the first true map of Earth’s ocean floor, and discovers microscopic life that exists deep beneath the ocean in the all-new “The Lost Worlds of Planet Earth” episode of COSMOS: A SPACETIME ODYSSEY airing Sunday, May 4 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX and Monday, May 5 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on Nat Geo. Read More... http://www.tvequals.com/2014/05/04/cosmos-spacetime-odyssey-episode-9-lost-worlds-planet-earth/

'Cosmos' EP Ann Druyan to Speak at AFI Sloan Seminar

She will screen an episode from the series and participate in a Q&A with the AFI Conservatory fellows.  Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/Y4yH-xrkBnw/story01.htm

Cosmos a Spacetime Odyssey Episode 8 “Sisters of the Sun”

Cosmos a Spacetime Odyssey  episode 8 “Sisters of the Sun” airs Sunday, April 27 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on Fox. Episode Synopsis:  Cosmos a Spacetime Odyssey Episode 8 “Sisters of the Sun” – Discover the remarkable story of Annie Jump Cannon (guest voice Matlin) and Cecilia Payne (guest voice Dunst), two incredible women who challenged conventional wisdom and uncovered the real-life story of the stars. Cannon led a group of female astronomers in the early 20th century to catalogue the spectral characters of stars, and two decades later, young British beauty Payne joined forces with Cannon to analyze the data and uncover the chemical compositions of the stars. Later, travel on the Ship of the Imagination to explore the lives and deaths of stars and visit the planet of a star orbiting a globular cluster in the all-new “Sisters of the Sun” episode of COSMOS: A SPACETIME ODYSSEY airing Sunday, April 27 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX and Monday, April 28 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on Nat Geo. Read More... http://www.tvequals.com/2014/04/27/cosmos-spacetime-odyssey-episode-8-sisters-sun/
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