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Our Place in the Universe
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Ancient Skies

Our Place in the Universe

Complete the puzzle of our ancient skies. A cast of scientific pioneers reshapes the solar system and better understands a growing universe. But there is still much more space to explore.

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Star Projector at The George F. Beattie Planetarium, San Bernardino Valley College. | Ancient Skies Episode 2 "Finding the Center"
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55:14
Ancient Skies

E2: Finding the Center

Follow the efforts to give the Earth a shape and a place. From flat Earth legends to Galileo's telescope, track major changes in scientific understanding. Ideas rise and fall as we continue to explore our ancient skies.
A god statue in the rain | Still from "Ancient Skies"
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55:15
Ancient Skies

E1: Gods and Monsters

Explore the origins of our relationship with the skies. Our ancestors use the sky to navigate and tell time, and give religious significance to what they see in it. Then, a revolution gives birth to modern science.
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