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Standing Up in the Milky Way
Host and astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson walks across the Cosmic Calendar, on which all of time has been compressed into a year-at-a-glance calendar, from the Big Bang to the moment humans first make their appearance on the planet in the "Standing Up in the Milky Way" Series Premiere episode of "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey."

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'Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey'

March 8, 2014

Hosted by renowned astrophysicist and author Neil deGrasse Tyson, "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey" will explore how we discovered the laws of nature and found our coordinates in space and time. The series premieres Sunday, March 9 at 9 p.m. on Fox.