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Brooklyn Nine-Nine: The Swedes  Season 3, Ep 9

When Jake and Rosa take on an international jewel smuggling case and are teamed with a pair of overly-chummy Swedish Interpol detectives (guest stars Anders Holm and Riki Lindhome), they begin to question their current level of professional camaraderie. Meanwhile, Amy and Terry attempt to open Gina's mind to the wonders of the cosmos, and Boyle rediscovers his inner McEnroe by filling in as Holt's squash partner. [more inside]
posted by Strange Interlude on Dec 7, 2015 - 12 comments

Cosmos: A Space-Time Odyssey: Unafraid of the Dark  Season 1, Ep 13

Victor Hess discovers cosmic rays, and Fritz Zwicky explains them. Tyson moves on to current questions in cosmology — just what are dark matter (also first proposed by Zwicky) and dark energy? The Voyager spacecraft are discussed, along with Sagan's role in designing the "golden record" they carry, and his suggestion that Voyager 1 take the "Pale Blue Dot" photograph of earth.
posted by DevilsAdvocate on Jun 8, 2014 - 8 comments

Cosmos: A Space-Time Odyssey: The World Set Free  Season 1, Ep 12

Tyson shows the result of a runaway greenhouse effect on Venus. The earth has been getting warmer since the industrial revolution — but it's not too late.
posted by DevilsAdvocate on Jun 2, 2014 - 13 comments

Cosmos: A Space-Time Odyssey: The Immortals  Season 1, Ep 11

On the possibility of life elsewhere in the universe. How meteorites may carry life between worlds, as well as allow earthly life to have survived the scouring of the earth's surface in its early history. The possibility and potential problems of communicating with intelligent extraterrestrial life. How civilizations die, and how ours may survive.
posted by DevilsAdvocate on May 19, 2014 - 18 comments

Cosmos: A Space-Time Odyssey: The Electric Boy  Season 1, Ep 10

Michael Faraday, with little formal education, makes incredible discoveries regarding electromagnetism. [more inside]
posted by DevilsAdvocate on May 13, 2014 - 6 comments

Cosmos: A Space-Time Odyssey: The Lost Worlds of Planet Earth  Season 1, Ep 9

We travel through Earth's past, glimpsing at how different the world used to be and learning what processes and events caused (and continue to cause) its changes. [more inside]
posted by meese on May 10, 2014 - 6 comments

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