[ExI] sagan sings (with some help)

Damien Broderick thespike at satx.rr.com
Tue Oct 6 23:30:33 UTC 2009

On 10/6/2009 5:40 PM, Tom Nowell wrote:

> In terms of "shows that will make you want to launch space probes to photograph the solar system and learn about geology and the formation of the earth", I'm not sure anything has come close to Cosmos.

< In 1989 Gregory Benford was host and scriptwriter for the television 
series A Galactic Odyssey, which described modern physics and astronomy 
from the perspective of the evolution of the galaxy. The eight-part 
series was produced for an international audience by Japan National 
Broadcasting. >

He had an impossible starship, as I recall, with an ethnically/sexually 
mixed crew, zipping from system to system and probably out of the 
galaxy. It wasn't especially good, but it's something for Spike to 
search for...

Damien Broderick

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