Our Place in the Universe
ancient skies

Complete the puzzle of our ancient skies. A cast of scientific pioneers reshapes the solar system and better understands a growing universe. But there is still much more space to explore.

Episode Duration: 56 minutes and 46 seconds

Episode Number: 103

About Ancient Skies:

With CGI, landscape footage and some of the world's most important astronomical artifacts, this series looks at the universe through the eyes of our ancestors, and charts our changing views of the cosmos throughout history.

We take a journey through past visions of the heavens from all over the world, from those of our earliest ancestors to the recent past.

From hunter-gatherers to Edwin Hubble, we'll see the myriad of ways that we have observed and imagined the heavens, and explain the science behind the things our ancestors sought to explain through mythology.


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