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Harmony of the Worlds

   1980    Science
Beginning with the separation of the fuzzy thinking and pious fraud of astrology from the careful observations of astronomy, Sagan follows the development of astronomical observation. Beginning with constellations and ceremonial calendars (such as those of the Anasazi), the story moves to the debate between Earth and Sun-centered models: Ptolemy and the geocentric worldview, Copernicus' theory, the data-gathering of Tycho Brahe, and the achievements of Johannes Kepler (Kepler's laws of planetary motion and the first science-fiction novel).
Series: Cosmos

Caesarion

       History
In Egypt, Caesar rebukes the advisers of the boy king, Ptolemy XIII, for their presumption in eliminating Pompey and demands the man who killed him. Caesar decides to intervene in the dispute between Ptolemy and his sister-wife, Cleopatra, to ensure both Rome's grain supply and his own access to Egypt's treasure.
Antony, in an unusual show of prudence, advises against this with only half a legion in Alexandria and Cato and Scipio still at large in Africa. In Rome, Brutus gets a chilly reception from Servilia when he returns home from Greece.
Series: Rome

The Making of the Mob
The Making of the Mob

   2016    History
Reel Rock
Reel Rock

   2014    Culture
The Putin Interviews
The Putin Interviews

   2017    Culture
What is the Right Diet for You
What is the Right Diet for You

   2015    Medicine
The Last Dance
The Last Dance

   2020    Culture
Ice Age Giants
Ice Age Giants

   2013    Science
How the Universe Works Season 4
How the Universe Works Season 4

   2015    Science
Age of Samurai: Battle for Japan
Age of Samurai: Battle for Japan

   2021    History