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Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey

1x03 When Knowledge Conquered Fear

  • 2014-03-23T21:00:00-04:00 on FOX (US)
  • 43 mins
  • United States
  • English
  • Documentary

There was a time, not so long ago, when natural events could only be understood as gestures of divine displeasure. We will witness the moment that all changed, but first--The Ship of the Imagination is in the brooding, frigid realm of the Oort Cloud, where a trillion comets wait. Our Ship takes us on a hair-raising ride, chasing a single comet through its million-year plunge towards the Sun.