• COSMOS: A Spacetime Odyssey

    COSMOS: A Spacetime Odyssey

    Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey, hosted by Neil deGrasse Tyson, is the 13-part sequel to Carl Sagan's 1980 landmark television documentary Cosmos: A Personal Voyage. This series invokes potent story-telling elements that profile heroes of science spanning 5,000 years, and enables you to not only learn about the universe, but to know and feel your place within it.

  • The Inexplicable Universe - Unsolved Mysteries

    The Inexplicable Universe - Unsolved Mysteries

    From the origin of life to dark energy to the multiverse. Six lectures on DVD, inspired by the leading edge of cosmic discovery, at the intersection of our knowledge and ignorance of how the universe works.

  • NOVA's The Pluto Files DVD

    NOVA's The Pluto Files

    Follow the story of Pluto's discovery and the science that surrounds this former planet, including the possibility of finding more Pluto-like planets in the mysterious Kuiper belt. From the scientists trying to classify Pluto to die-hard "Pluto-philes," Tyson meets a fascinating cast of characters with just one thing in common: Strong opinions about Pluto.

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  • NOVA ScienceNOW DVD

    NOVA ScienceNOW

    NOVA scienceNOW is a fast-paced science series that provides viewers with the inside track on the powerful intersection between the universe of scientific innovation and the everyday world, revealing the spirit of intellectual adventure that drives breakthrough research and the science behind the headlines.

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  • 400 Years of the Telescope DVD

    400 Years of the Telescope

    A documentary following the history of the telescope from the days of Copernicus to recent findings from the Hubble Telescope; 400 Years of the Telescope opens in 17th century Florence, Italy, with Galileo training his spyglass on the heavens and discovering that Jupiter has four moons; Venus has phases like the Moon; and most shocking of all: the Earth is not the center of the universe.

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  • NOVA Origins DVD

    NOVA Origins

    Has the universe always existed? How did it become a place that could harbor life? Are we alone, or are there alien worlds waiting to be discovered? NOVA presents some startling new answers in Origins, a groundbreaking four-part NOVA miniseries.   Shop PBS

  • C-SPAN's Book TV

    C-SPAN Book TV: Death By Black Hole

    Neil deGrasse Tyson talked about his book Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries, published by W. W. Norton. It is a collection of essays about the cosmos. Topics included astrophysics, killer asteroids, ionizing radiation, X-rays and microwaves, and habitable zones. After his presentation he responded to audience members’ questions. Event date: February 13, 2007, length: 1 hour, 48 minutes.

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  • My Favorite Universe

    My Favorite Universe

    Twelve videotaped lectures inspired by twelve essays written for Natural History magazine that will take you on a spirited and intellectually engaging journey through the cosmos and all its history, from before the Big Bang to the most likely ways in which Earth, and perhaps the entire universe, might end.

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