Cosmos: A Poster Odyssey | 4-6


 

A poster series for Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey.
Each poster is inspired by the episodes subject from which it is simplified into a single moment.

Posters:
Chapter 4: A Sky Full of Ghosts
Chapter 5: Hiding in the Light
Chapter 6: Deeper, Deeper, Deeper still…


 

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Chapter 4: A Sky Full of Ghosts

Light is a universal constant and within it, clues about the universe’s history can be seen by simply looking to the sky.


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Chapter 5: Hiding in the Light

One man dared to ask why; Even light must be made of something.
This desire to understand why pushed him to create a process similar to what we now call the scientific method.

“If I have seen a little further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.”

Many, many years later, another scientist was compelled ask the same question, however, this time he revealed color in world thought to be black and white.


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Chapter 6: Deeper, Deeper, Deeper still…

Greek philosophers Thales and Democritus postulated that all matter was made up of a combination of atoms in various configurations. Through scientific developments, we now know that even the atoms themselves have “building blocks”. With the quarks existence recently observed, we ask ourselves, how far do these subatomic layers go? Do these patterns repeat themselves outwardly at a cosmic scale?


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