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THE COMPLETE COSMOS – An Encyclopaedia of Space & Astronomy

The 25 episodes of THE COMPLETE COSMOS divide into five main sections – the Sun and the Inner Planets, Mars and the Outer Planets, Blast Off! (exploration), Space Watch (history and the search for extra-terrestrial life) and Deep Space.  View a clip from each section.

Sun and the Inner Planets (Episodes 1 to 5)
Mars and the Outer Planets (Episodes 6 to 10)
Blast Off! (Episodes 11 to 15)
Space Watch (Episodes 16 to 20)
Deep Space (Episodes 21 to 25)

Space Watch

16. Pioneers
From the ancient sky-watchers of Babylon to space-age cosmology, the story of astronomy - Copernicus, Kepler, Galileo, Newton, Hubble.

17. Eclipses & Aurorae
Celestial shows. How the solar wind conjures an aurora. Lunar and solar eclipses explained. A total eclipse of the Sun.

18. Impact!
The threat of comets and asteroids. What would happen if the spacerock that slew the dinosaurs hit New York today?

19. Light Fantastic
Visible light reveals only a tiny part of the Universe. How other wavelengths fill out the picture - from gamma rays to radio.

20. Lifequest
Is there life elsewhere in the Solar System? Currently, on Mars and Jupiter’s moon Europa? In the future, on Saturn’s moon Titan?