When Knowledge Conquered Fear

Cosmos: A Space-Time Odyssey: Season 1: Episode 3

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Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey
When Knowledge Conquered Fear

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FOX | National Geographic Channel | Air Date: March 23, 2014
Summary: Neil deGrasse Tyson sets off to chase a single comet through its million-year plunge toward the sun. Later, Tyson visits the birthplace of Sir Isaac Newton and retraces the unlikely friendship between Newton and brilliant polymath Edmond Halley. It was Halley's patience and generosity which allowed Newton to conquer his fear of isolationNeil deGrasse Tyson sets off to chase a single comet through its million-year plunge toward the sun. Later, Tyson visits the birthplace of Sir Isaac Newton and retraces the unlikely friendship between Newton and brilliant polymath Edmond Halley. It was Halley's patience and generosity which allowed Newton to conquer his fear of isolation and find the courage to publish his masterwork, "Principia Mathematica" which launched a science revolution. Expand
Genre(s): Documentary, Science, Educational
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