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The Backbone of Night

   1980    Science
Carl Sagan teaches students in a classroom in his childhood home in Brooklyn, New York, which leads into a history of the different mythologies about stars and the gradual revelation of their true nature. In ancient Greece, some philosophers (Aristarchus of Samos, Thales of Miletus, Anaximander, Theodorus of Samos, Empedocles, Democritus) freely pursue scientific knowledge, while others (Plato, Aristotle, and the Pythagoreans) advocate slavery and epistemic secrecy.
Series: Cosmos

The Spiral

   2012    Science
The Pythagorian philosopher Plato hinted enigmatically that there was a golden key that unified all of the mysteries of the universe. It is this golden key that we will return to time and again throughout our exploration. The golden key is the intelligence of the logos, the source of the primordial om. One could say that it is the mind of God. With our limited senses we are observing only the outer manifestation of the hidden mechanics of self similarity. The source of this divine symmetry is the greatest mystery of our existence.
Series: Inner Worlds Outer Worlds

Through the Wormhole Season 5
Through the Wormhole Season 5

   2014    Nature
The Human Body
The Human Body

   1998    Medicine
The Wehrmacht
The Wehrmacht

   2007    History
The Making of the Mob
The Making of the Mob

   2016    History
Galapagos with David Attenborough
Galapagos with David Attenborough

   2013    Nature
Human Universe
Human Universe

   2014    History
Art of Eternity
Art of Eternity

   2007    Art
Enemies of Reason
Enemies of Reason

      Medicine