National Geographic : 1980 Oct
Carl Sagan, the distinguished astron omer and Pulitzer Prize-winning author, invites you to join him for"Cosmos','a 13 part series starting September 28th on public television. "Cosmos" is described as the most ambitious project ever undertaken for PBS. It takes you on a journey through space and time to explore the great cosmic questions. One moment, you find yourself in a spaceship billions of light-years from Earth among the galaxies. The next, walk ing the marble floors of a library in ancient Egypt. And the next, exploring the possibilities of extraterrestrial life. Since television signals travel through space, Sagan has been asked to speculate on what beings of other worlds might think of his series. "I would hope"' he said,"that they would see this as an attempt by humans to under stand something of their origins and their destinies' So watch for "Cosmos,' appearing on PBS. Somewhere out there,"they"may be watching, too. Atlantic Richfield Company COSMOS is produced by Carl Sagan Productions and KCET, Los Angeles. Made possible by grants from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations and Atlantic Richfield Company.