'Cosmos' returns for another season on Nat Geo

Sunday, 08 March 2020 12:00 AM Written by 

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A sequel season to the 2014 reboot, the 13-episode “Cosmos: Possible Worlds” (8 p.m. Monday, National Geographic Channel) is again hosted by Neil deGrasse Tyson and executive produced by Ann Druyan, Carl Sagan’s widow.

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This season of ‘Cosmos’ is filled with hope because it imagines the future; not the dystopian ruin future that we've seen so many times but, instead, basing this idea on the courage of our ancestors, on the courage of the searchers who've given us a picture of the universe that we now have,” Ms. Druyan said during a National Geographic Channel press conference at January’s Television Critics Association winter 2020 press tour. “As Carl said in the promo, ‘We are capable of greatness.’ At this moment of very low self-esteem, ‘Cosmos’ is asking you to reach for the stars, and not pie-in-the-sky, but a science-based dream because dreams are maps. And we think that we need to give our kids and our grandchildren a dream of the future that’s worth studying, the challenging sciences and the other fields, in order to get us there.”

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