Cosmos Intro – Carl Sagan
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The beautiful introduction to the Cosmos television series. Carl Sagan talks about the universe and our place within it. Cosmos covered a wide range of scientific subjects. The series was first broadcast by the Public Broadcasting Service in 1980. It has been broadcast in more than 60 countries and seen by over 500 million people,making it the most widely watched program in history.
In his later years Sagan advocated the creation of an organized search for near Earth objects that might impact the Earth. When others suggested creating large nuclear bombs that could be used to alter the orbit of a NEO that was predicted to hit the Earth, Sagan proposed the Deflection Dilemma: If we create the ability to deflect an asteroid away from the Earth, then we also create the ability to deflect an asteroid towards the Earth—providing an evil power with a true doomsday bomb.