The Cosmos (for a bargin price)

Cosmos was the great forerunner of series like the Wonders of the Solar System/Universe.  Carl Sagan opened the eyes of a huge number of people to cosmology and astronomy, including Brian Cox – hear him talk about his hero via BBC iPlayer, the program starts about 1 minute 25 in to the recording. The series had an eclectic soundtrack too, from Vangelis to Vivaldi to Japanese folk. I’ve been looking for a decent copy of the series on DVD for a while; now it’s available on Amazon for a bargin price: Cosmos [DVD] [1980]


About Stuart Squibb

Stuart Squibb is an IT professional and author with over 25 years experience in the industry. His first recollection of coming into contact with a computer is during a maths lesson in high school. The computer in question was a Commodore PET. In his teens he joined the staff of a large chemists, just in time to be part of the UK's micro computer revolution. From there he has worked for education and health establishments, most recently for an NHS Trust.
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