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.
Astronomer Tycho Brahe overturns 1,500 years of scientific belief.
Take a closer look at John Harrison's Marine Chronometer.
Hear Jules Verne's story of a cannon shot to the moon.
Georges Lemaître proposes that the universe is expanding.