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TITLE: The shores of the cosmic ocean [videorecording] , Episode 1.
ADDED TITLE: One voice in the cosmic fugue [videorecording] , Episode 2
SERIES: Cosmos ; Episode 1 & 2
PUBLISHED: U.S.A : Carl Sagan Production, Inc., and TBS Production ; 1989.
DESCRIPTION: 1 videocassette (120 min) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
NOTES: Original copy.
NOTES: Episode 1: From the shores of the great ocean of space, Carl Sagan embarks on a cosmic journey beginning 8 billion light years away to view quasars, super - novas, pulsars, and the giants planets of our solar system. On earth, he visits Egypt to show how eratosthenes first measured the size of the earth. In a re-creation of the great Alexandrian library of antiquity, then introduces the "cosmic calendar" to explain the expanse of time from the big bang to the present. Episode 2: Carl Sagan explores the origin, evolution, and diversity of life on earth. Through computer animation, we enter the heart of a living cell to examine DNA, then trace human evolution from one-celled organisms in the primitive ocean. To understand how beings speculative look at possibly exist in the atmosphere of a Jupiter - like planet.
NOTES: English.
SUBJECT: Astronomy
SUBJECT: Cosmology.
SUBJECT: Science
SUBJECT: Evolution
SUBJECT: Life on other planets
SUBJECT: Outer space
ADDED ENTRY: Sagan, Carl.
ADDED ENTRY: Turner Home Entertainment.
ADDED ENTRY: KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.)

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