With breathtaking CGI, beautiful landscape footage, and some of the world’s most important astronomical artifacts, Ancient Skies looks at the cosmos through the eyes of our ancestors.
Gods and Monsters
We explore the earliest origins of our relationship with the skies, from our earliest ancestors, to the birth of science.
Finding the Center
Episode Two charts efforts to give the earth a shape and a place. From flat earth legends to Galileo’s telescope, this episode tracks major changes in our scientific understanding.
Our Place in the Universe
In this episode, we complete the puzzle of our ancient skies. A cast of scientific pioneers reshape our solar system. We develop new technology to explore its furthest reaches and wonder whether we’re alone.