Season 1: Season 1

    Discover how centuries of knowledge, experimentation and engineering helped our ancestors understand the mysteries of space. Expert contributors decode astronomical myths and uncover the science behind their origins.

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    Ancient Skies

    Our Place in the Universe

    A cast of scientific pioneers reshape our solar system.

    Our Place in the Universe

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    Ancient Skies

    Finding the Center

    Episode two charts our efforts to give the earth shape and place in the cosmos.

    Finding the Center

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    Ancient Skies

    Gods and Monsters

    Explore the earliest origins of our relationship with the skies.

    Gods and Monsters