New Release: The Cosmos: A Beginner’s Guide DVD

The Cosmos" A Beginner's Guide

The Allan Telescope Array (ATA) of Northern California search for alien life in The Cosmos: A Beginner's Guide.

The Cosmos: A Beginner’s Guide, the popular 2007 BBC documentary series that reveals revolutionary discoveries about the universe’s composition, history and origin, will make its DVD debut courtesy of Acorn Media on March 29, 2011.

In the program, host Adam Hart-Davis explores how technology is shaping our understanding of the universe, while making these findings more accessible (and visual!) with high-end graphics, including 3D recreations.

Covering everything from the first microseconds of our universe’s beginning to the exciting future of first contact and homes beyond our Earth, the six-part series shows how leading scientists are using ingenious tools to achieve breakthroughs in understanding the stars, planets and our place among them.

Originally broadcast on the BBC in 2007, The Cosmos was available for streaming online before its release on disc.

The DVD carries a list price of $39.99.


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Founder and editor Laurence Lerman saw Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest when he was 13 years old and that’s all it took. He has been writing about film and video for more than a quarter of a century for magazines, anthologies, websites and most recently, Video Business magazine, where he served as the Reviews Editor for 15 years.