Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey - Season 1, Episode 8 - Rotten Tomatoes

Sisters Of The Sun


Episode Info

A spotlight on the work of female astronomers, including Annie Jump Cannon (1863-1941), who cataloged stars by class, and Cecilia Payne (1900-79), who calculated the chemical compositions of stars. Also: an exploration of the lives and deaths of stars; and a visit to the planet of a star orbiting a globular cluster.


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