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Neil deGrasse Tyson’s new series premiered Sunday night, and it’s already a hit with a younger audience.
Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey premiered Sunday night, and it’s already starting to inspire future scientists.
The Neil deGrasse Tyson–helmed series brings a sense of nostalgia for those who have seen the original documentary series from Carl Sagan. For the younger set, not only are parents allowing them to stay up past their bedtime to watch it, they’re learning that we are all made of star stuff.
— Steven Fey (@steve_fey) March 10, 2014
The entertaining and educational show is getting people excited about science and space exploration again, and nobody embodies that more than Delilah.
She’s enchanted by everything she sees, and she can barely contain that excitement or sit down while she’s watching. (Wait for her to scream, “It’s the moon!”) And she actually knows her stuff, even if some of the concepts might not make sense to her until she’s older.
Cosmos was very much a family affair, and even with just one episode it’s already creating a bond that these kids will remember for years, just like many of the parents had when the original series aired. Cosmos is definitely on board for this one.
— Eric Johnson (@ericleif) March 10, 2014
— Troll Cat (@2p2TrollCat) March 10, 2014
— Tammy Dawson (@tammypdawson) March 10, 2014
— COSMOS (@COSMOSonTV) March 10, 2014
We’re all children of the cosmos, no matter what age we are.
Photo via Davonne Maria/YouTube
Michelle Jaworski is a staff writer and the resident Game of Thrones expert at the Daily Dot. She covers entertainment, geek culture, and pop culture and has brought her knowledge to conventions like Con of Thrones. She is based in New Jersey.