Discover how centuries of knowledge, experimentation and engineering helped our ancestors understand the mysteries of space. Expert contributors decode astronomical myths and uncover the science behind their origins.Program Website
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.
Explore the Greek myth of Odysseus.
Explore Ptolemy's earth-centered model of the cosmos.
Take an in depth look at the celestial bodies discovered by Galileo.