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Discover how centuries of knowledge, experimentation and engineering helped our ancestors understand the mysteries of space. Expert contributors decode astronomical myths and uncover the science behind their origins.

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Ancient Skies

Our Place in the Universe

A cast of scientific pioneers reshape our solar system.

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Our Place in the Universe

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Ancient Skies

Finding the Center

Episode two charts our efforts to give the earth shape and place in the cosmos.

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Finding the Center

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Ancient Skies

Gods and Monsters

Explore the earliest origins of our relationship with the skies.

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Gods and Monsters