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Moyers & Company [electronic resource]: The New Cosmos and Our Dark Universe

Public Affairs Television (Firm)
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
In this edition of Moyers & Company, Neil deGrasse Tyson talks about his upcoming redux of the famous Carl Sagan series, Cosmos, and discusses the value of science as an enterprise and its relation to our place in the universe. He explains the basis for dark matter and dark energy, and how we can know enough to measure the extent of our ignorance.
Release Date
2014
Run Time
27 min.
Language
English
Rating
7 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on March 27, 2014.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
  • Moyers & company (Television program)
Variant Title
New Cosmos and our Dark Universe
Contents
  • Introduction: Moyers & Company: The New Cosmos and our Dark Universe (0:28)
  • Sponsors: Moyers & Company: The New Cosmos and our Dark Universe (0:54)
  • Carl Sagan (2:48)
  • Tyson's Youth (2:30)
  • Value of Science (2:02)
  • Humans in Vast Universe (2:01)
  • Measuring Unknowns (2:58)
  • Comprehending Vastness (2:41)
  • Visualizing Dark Matter (1:21)
  • Dark Matter (1:26)
  • Dark Energy (1:51)
  • Practical Value of Discovery (1:28)
  • How to Understand Dark Energy (1:08)
  • Universe's End (1:02)
  • Additional Resources, Sponsors & Credits: Moyers & Company: The New Cosmos and our Dark Universe (2:01)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2014], c2014.
Recording Info
Broadcast date: January 10, 2014.
Publisher no.
56498 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (27 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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