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Join the heroic quest for knowledge as we set course for the stars with the 21st century reboot of Cosmos. Hosted by world-renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, this 13-part ground-breaking series will venture to new worlds, trace our roots back to the hearts of ancient stars, and travel across the universe for a vision of the cosmos on the grandest scale.Written by
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During the title sequence, the letters "C" and "S" of "COSMOS" appear briefly on their own in tribute to Carl Sagan. See more »
Neil really takes the baton from Carl and does a fine job with the show. With Ann co-producing and Seth also involved, I can't wait for the rest of the episodes. All in all, 10/10 for the show. Bringing astronomy and science to everyone, Neil was the most apt person to do this. Tip: watch in 720p or higher only because the visuals are brilliant. They tried to take some elements from the 1980 Cosmos, which is noticeable. Also Seth's influence is noticeable, with a few animations. The music at times was suiting the mood, and felt modern. Seth said in an interview that he wanted to make a difference, and with this, he surely is.
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