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Cosmos

When Knowledge Conquered Fear (Season 1, Episode 3)
TV-PG
TV Episode | 44 min | Documentary

Neil deGrasse Tyson sets off on the Ship of the Imagination to chase a single comet through its million-year plunge toward Sol. Later, Tyson visits the birth-place of Sir Isaac Newton and retraces the unlikely friendship between Newton and...See moreNeil deGrasse Tyson sets off on the Ship of the Imagination to chase a single comet through its million-year plunge toward Sol. Later, Tyson visits the birth-place of Sir Isaac Newton and retraces the unlikely friendship between Newton and brilliant polymath Edmond Halley. It was Halley's patience and generosity which allowed Newton to conquer his fear of isolation and find the courage to publish his masterwork, "Principia Mathematica" which launched a scientific revolution. Written by Anonymous See less
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Writers
Carl Sagan (inspired by "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage" written by) | Ann Druyan (inspired by "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage" written by) | Steven Soter (inspired by "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage" written by)
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Updated Mar 23, 2014

Release date
Mar 23, 2014 (United States)

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Neil deGrasse Tyson
Himself - Host Himself - Host   See fewer
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Michael Chochol
Jan Oort Jan Oort   See fewer
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Cary Elwes
Edmond Halley / Robert Hooke (voice) Edmond Halley / Robert Hooke (voice)   See fewer
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Tom Konkle
Samuel Pepys (voice) Samuel Pepys (voice)   See fewer
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Alexander Siddig
Isaac Newton (voice) Isaac Newton (voice)   See fewer
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André Sogliuzzo
Christopher Wren, Weichelberger Christopher Wren, Weichelberger   See fewer
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Eduardo Arrufat-Reboso
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9.1 / 10 | 1,833 votes