Preview of new 'Cosmos' series on FOX - Dallas News | myFOXdfw.com

Preview of new 'Cosmos' series on FOX

Posted: Updated:
NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) - Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson is taking viewers on a wild ride in the new FOX series, 'Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey.'

The 13-part docu-series follows in the footsteps of the Carl Sagan documentaries about the cosmos more than three decades ago. The show is executive produced by Seth McFarlane.

"You will learn our place in space and in time. Once we zoom away from earth and we drop you in the multi-verse (multiple countless other universes) we look at the connectivity to the rest of what we have out there," said Dr. Tyson, who hosts the series.

The universe which is 13.8 billion years old is presented in an easy to understand -albeit mindlowing- form:

“We put the time line of the universe on a year-in-a- glance calendar. That calendar is the size of a football field. Our galaxy formed March 15; our solar system formed August 31; writing began 14 seconds to Midnight on December 31; dinosaurs went extinct on December 30.  We are newcomers on the calendar. This kind of perspective is not only humbling, but it lifts you up. Maybe I’m empowered to be a better shepherd, that’s what distinguishes it from other documentaries," said deGrasse Tyson.

See for yourself Sunday, March 9 at 9 p.m. on FOX 5.




  • Today on Good DayToday on Good DayMore>>

  • That's So Nice! (July 28)

    That's So Nice! (July 28)

    Monday, July 28 2014 12:13 PM EDT2014-07-28 16:13:52 GMT
    Two teens still in college are doing remarkable things to help those less fortunate.Zach Certner of Morristown, NJ, is running an organized sports program for children with autism. Meanwhile, Paige Alenick of Woodcliff Lake, has helped distribute more than 107K toothbrushes worldwide to people in need."We teach kids the basic fundamentals. We give them a chance to be a kid. I just love seeing the smiles on the kids' faces," said Cerner.“We’re working on taking it nationally," said Alenick. "I...
    Two teens still in college are doing remarkable things to help those less fortunate.Zach Certner of Morristown, NJ, is running an organized sports program for children with autism. Meanwhile, Paige Alenick of Woodcliff Lake, has helped distribute more than 107K toothbrushes worldwide to people in need."We teach kids the basic fundamentals. We give them a chance to be a kid. I just love seeing the smiles on the kids' faces," said Cerner.“We’re working on taking it nationally," said Alenick. "I...
  • Anthony Anderson stars in 'Black-ish'

    Anthony Anderson stars in 'Black-ish'

    Thursday, July 24 2014 1:59 PM EDT2014-07-24 17:59:40 GMT
    One of the funniest actors and comedians in entertainment is using his real life as the basis for a new project. Anthony Anderson stars in 'Black-ish,' a semi-autobiographical comedy airing Wednesday nights after 'Modern Family' on ABC. The story line centers around an upper- middle class African American family. 
    One of the funniest actors and comedians in entertainment is using his real life as the basis for a new project. Anthony Anderson stars in 'Black-ish,' a semi-autobiographical comedy airing Wednesday nights after 'Modern Family' on ABC. The story line centers around an upper- middle class African American family. 
  • Hamptons fundraiser for music in schools

    Hamptons fundraiser for music in schools

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:28 PM EDT2014-07-24 16:28:02 GMT
    Celebrity blogger Perez Hilton is helping get the word out about the VH1 Save The Music Foundation fundraiser in Sagaponack, Long Island on Friday. With funding for music education significantly reduced around the country, the foundation has provided more than $51 million in new musical instruments to 1,900 public schools in more than 192 school districts around the country."
    Celebrity blogger Perez Hilton is helping get the word out about the VH1 Save The Music Foundation fundraiser in Sagaponack, Long Island on Friday. With funding for music education significantly reduced around the country, the foundation has provided more than $51 million in new musical instruments to 1,900 public schools in more than 192 school districts around the country."
Powered by WorldNow

KDFW FOX 4
400 N. Griffin Street
Dallas, Texas 75202

Main Station Directory:
(214) 720-4444
News Fax:
(214) 720-3263 or (214) 720-3333

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices