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Cosmos A Personal Voyage is the original series of Cosmos. It is a thirteen-part television series hosted by Carl Sagan. It first aired from 28 September through 21 December 1980 on PBS.

Summary[edit | edit source]

The host travels the Universe is his Ship of the Imagination presenting science topics, the history of science, and biographies of scientists.

Episodes[edit | edit source]

  • The Shores of the Cosmic Ocean
  • One Voice in the Cosmic Fugue
  • Harmony of the Worlds
  • Heaven and Hell
  • Blues for a Red Planet
  • Travellers' Tales
  • The Backbone of Night
  • Journeys in Space and Time
  • The Lives of the Stars
  • The Edge of Forever
  • The Persistence of Memory
  • Encyclopaedia Galactica
  • Who Speaks for Earth?

Book[edit | edit source]

A book was co-developed to complement the series. Later, a sequel was published.

Soundtrack[edit | edit source]

A soundtrack LP, The Music of Cosmos, was released by RCA Records in 1981. It was reissued on CD in 1994 and 2002.



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