Cosmos - A Spacetime Odyssey, Episode#2

Some of the Things That Molecules Do

Subjects: Biology, Life Sciences, Biochemistry, Earth Science, Anatomy, Physiology. This episode discusses evolution, DNA, mutations, natural selection, the tree of life, the evolution of the eye, history of life on Earth, mass extinctions, and Geologic Time Scale. Selection Artificial Selection - Selective Breeding Millions of years ago we domesticated some Wolves. Wolves with more submissive nature were accepted and more dominant ones were hunted. The genes of the domesticated wolves were passed down and became “the man’s best friend” - Dogs. [Read More]

Cosmos - A Spacetime Odyssey, Episode#1

Standing Up in the Milky Way

Subjects: Physics, Astronomy, Earth Science, Space Science, Physical Science. This episode discusses our understanding of the universe. From defining our cosmic address, discussing the lives and ideas of Copernicus and Giordano Bruno, introducing the cosmic calendar, and explaining how science is a cooperative enterprise spanning the generations. It opens with this famous opening line from the 1980’s Cosmos by Carl Sagan: “The universe is all there is, or was, or ever will be. [Read More]

Cosmos - A Spacetime Odyssey

Prologue - My Notes and Elucidations on every episode

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (2014) Cosmos is an American science documentary television series. It is a follow-up to the 1980 television series Cosmos: A Personal Voyage, which was presented by Carl Sagan, one of the greatest astrophysicists and science communicators, and it is considered a milestone for scientific documentaries. It is one of the top-rated television series worldwide and if you’re someone who does not watch TV shows at all, this is the thing you should definitely not miss. [Read More]