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Cosmic Voyage (1996)

Where do we fit in with the universe? This film seeks to explore our place among the ever-expanding universe.

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Bayley Silleck

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Bayley Silleck, Bayley Silleck (narration writer) | 2 more credits »
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Morgan Freeman ... Narrator (voice)
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Where do we fit in with the universe? This film seeks to explore our place among the ever-expanding universe.

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IMAX Film Projects the Big Picture of our Vast Universe as Never Seen Before

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 August 1996 (USA) See more »

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Kosmos See more »

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Greece See more »

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Sonics-DDP

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Color

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1.44 : 1
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A shortish basic primer, but if you've dabbled with 'space' there'll be nothing new for you here.
20 May 2018 | by iantraderSee all my reviews

An interesting and highly-visual edumentary, useful for introducing students to the scale of the universe and the Big Bang theory.

However, it is now over 20 years old. Having said that, it's so basic that it probably hasn't dated other than the omission of the Large Hadron Collider and perhaps alternatives to the Big Bang theory, and there's not much about quarks and really small stuff which is understandable.

If you don't grasp the principle of exponential expansion you may struggle with the scale but you will get the idea that it's Very BIG.

Nicely narrated by Morgan Freeman to a very Star Trekian score by the excellent David Michael Frank.

So, a shortish basic primer, but if you've dabbled with 'space' there'll be nothing new for you here.


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