Explore the outer reaches of the universe in a new trailer for "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey" -- an upcoming space and science spectacular hosted by popular astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson.
Arriving on Fox and National Geographic channels in spring 2014 as part of a 13-episode series, "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey" builds off Carl Sagan's groundbreaking series of a similar name (subtitled "A Personal Voyage") seen on PBS more than 30 years ago.
The trailer indicates that Fox spared little expense on the effort, as there's an extraordinary amount of high-end special effects and animation seen throughout the tease. In many scenes, deGrasse Tyson appears to control a sexy spaceship that drops in and out of spectacular stars.
There's a lot of geek cred behind the refreshed "Cosmos," as Sagan's widow Ann Druyan, who played a major role in the production of the original series, serves as an executive producer and writer for the new episodes. Astronomer and original writer Steven Soter makes a return, too.… Read more