COSMOS: A Spacetime Odyssey (National Geographic Channel)

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Re: COSMOS: A Spacetime Odyssey (National Geographic Channel

Postby Gary » Sun Jun 08, 2014 4:48 pm

SpaceShallot wrote:Thank you Gary! I just watched ep 12, it was beautiful


Yes it was! Very inspiring. Gave us hope about the global warming situation!
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Re: COSMOS: A Spacetime Odyssey (National Geographic Channel

Postby Gary » Sun Jun 08, 2014 4:54 pm

Airconvent wrote:Next week would be the last...After that you can start on the original Carl Sagan version!


Series finale episode 13 shown in Singapore. So sad to see this series end. Wish it could go on and on like The Sky at Night. Even one new episode per month will be worth looking forward to. At least it was good while it lasted. The newer generation finally got their own updated version of COSMOS in glorious blu-ray resolution.

Those who missed it can catch the repeats in the next week.
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Re: COSMOS: A Spacetime Odyssey (National Geographic Channel

Postby jeffyen » Tue Jun 10, 2014 6:43 pm

Gary wrote:COSMOS blu-ray to be released on 10 June 2014! Can pre-order now. (credit: @SethMacFarlane :))

http://www.amazon.com/Cosmos-A-Spacetim ... asse+Tyson


It's out on Amazon today! I don't subscribe to cable TV so I haven't watched anything yet. If there's anyone interested to buy together (PM me by tomorrow), I'm getting the Bluray, USD30. Shipping is around USD10.

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Re: COSMOS: A Spacetime Odyssey (National Geographic Channel

Postby Mariner » Tue Jun 10, 2014 10:21 pm

If multiple orders will qualify for free shipping! Count me in for a Blu-ray copy!
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Re: COSMOS: A Spacetime Odyssey (National Geographic Channel

Postby Mariner » Tue Jun 10, 2014 10:42 pm

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*Edit. Placing order together with Jeffyen.
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Re: COSMOS: A Spacetime Odyssey (National Geographic Channel

Postby Gary » Wed Jun 11, 2014 12:10 pm

About 6 hours ago, Dr Tyson reminded his followers there's 2 hours of extra stuff in the Blu-ray/DVD:

"This special edition BluRay/DVD contains a full two hours of extras, including a mini-doc featuring behind-the-scenes coverage on the making of Cosmos and an interactive Cosmic Calendar."
(http://www.haydenplanetarium.org/tyson/ ... me-odyssey)
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Re: COSMOS: A Spacetime Odyssey (National Geographic Channel

Postby Gary » Sat Jun 14, 2014 11:15 am

Repeat of COSMOS finale (episode 13) today on StarHub National Geographic Channel. Ch411 at 11:35am. Ch457 (HD) at 2:00pm.
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Re: COSMOS: A Spacetime Odyssey (National Geographic Channel

Postby elessar » Wed Apr 22, 2015 7:00 pm

As a die-hard fan of Carl Sagan and of the entirety of Cosmos series, the best part of the show for me was this segment from episode 13. The pale blue dot, narrated by Sagan. This video has been the cause of several goosebumps for me in the past year.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XH7ZRF6zNoc

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