Cosmos, a television series originally presented by the legendary Carl Sagan will be brought back to life this year by the celebrated astrophysicist and science communicator, Neil Degrasse Tyson.
Sagan’s ‘Cosmos: A Personal Voyage’ had consisted of thirteen parts and was broadcasted by PBS in 1980. It is still one of the most viewed PBS series.
The upcoming show, ‘Cosmos: A Space-Time Odyssey’ is going to complement the original series and Sagan’s enthusiasm for popularizing science. The original collaborators of Sagan’s classic show, namely, Ann Druyan, the writer and executive producer, and the astronomer, Steven Soter, have teamed up with the director, Brannon Braga, and, Neil Degrasse Tyson who will be narrating the show. The production team also includes Seth Macfarlane and Mitchell Cannold.
This long awaited show will be on air starting March 9, 2014 on Fox and National Geographic and will hopefully provide a refreshing break from television shows that seem capable of causing as much brain damage as methamphetamines.