Our Place in the Universe

In Episode 3, we complete the puzzle of our ancient skies, collecting the missing pieces required for an accurate model of our universe. We break through the spheres that defined our skies for millennia, abandon the long-held idea of circular orbits, discover new neighbors in our solar system, and begin to comprehend the enormity of our ever-growing universe.

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..

Ancient Skies Episodes

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Our Place in the Universe

S1 Ep3 | 54m 38s

A cast of scientific pioneers reshape our solar system.

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Finding the Center

S1 Ep2 | 55m 14s

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

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Gods and Monsters

S1 Ep1 | 55m 15s

Explore the earliest origins of our relationship with the skies.

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