Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey Episode 1

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Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey Episode 1

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the name of Neil deGrasse Tyson's "Spaceship"?
  • 2. 
    What is responsible for creating wind and keeping everything in the solar system in its clutches?
  • 3. 
    What lies between Mars and Jupiter?
  • 4. 
     How big is the centuries old hurricane on Jupiter?
  • 5. 
    What had to be invented before we could discover Saturn and Neptune?
  • 6. 
    What is the name of the spacecraft that has traveled the farthest away from Earth?
  • 7. 
    What is the Oort Cloud?
  • 8. 
    How far from the center of the Milky Way Galaxy do we live? 
  • 9. 
    What is the “address” of Earth in the cosmos?
    • A. 

      Earth, virgo cluster, universe, solar system

    • B. 

      Earth, Solar System, Milky Way Galaxy, Local Group, Virgo Super Cluster, Observable Universe

    • C. 

      Little Rock, Arkansas, earth, solar system, space

    • D. 

      Earth, solar system, local group, Milky Way Galaxy, Super Cluster

  • 10. 
    Why do we not know yet if we live in a “multiverse”?*more than one answer*
    • A. 

      Parts of the Universe are too far away and there hasn't been enough time for light to reach us.

    • B. 

      Because it's just a theory

    • C. 

      We can't see past the cosmic horizon

    • D. 

      No one is mart enough yet.

  • 11. 
    Who wrote the banned book that Giordano Bruno read that gave him the idea that the Universe was infinite?
    • A. 

      Aristotle

    • B. 

      Machiavelli

    • C. 

      Martin Luther

    • D. 

      Lucretious

  • 12. 
    How long was Bruno jailed and tortured?
  • 13. 
    What happened to Bruno after he refused to change his mind about his beliefs of an infinite Universe?
    • A. 

      People thought he was crazy, they burned his books, and told him to go home

    • B. 

      He was burned to death

    • C. 

      He was excommunicated

    • D. 

      He got a promotion

  • 14. 
    Who was able to prove Bruno right 10 years after his death?
    • A. 

      Nikola Tesla

    • B. 

      Aristotle

    • C. 

      Galileo

    • D. 

      Thomas Edison

  • 15. 
    How many years does one month symbolize on the “cosmic calendar”?
    • A. 

      10 billion

    • B. 

      40 million years

    • C. 

      A long time

    • D. 

      1 Billion years

  • 16. 
    What date on the “cosmic calendar” did the Milky Way Galaxy appear?
  • 17. 
    What date on the “cosmic calendar” was our Sun born?
    • A. 

      November 11th

    • B. 

      August 31st

    • C. 

      May 15th

    • D. 

      Jan 10th

  • 18. 
    What day and time did human ancestors first evolve on the “cosmic calendar”?
  • 19. 
    What do the last 14 seconds on the “cosmic calendar” represent?
    • A. 

      Human existence

    • B. 

      Our space knowledge

    • C. 

      The cosmos

    • D. 

      All of recorded history

  • 20. 
    How many seconds ago on the “cosmic calendar” did the two halves of the world find each other?
    • A. 

      10 seconds ago

    • B. 

      2 seconds ago

    • C. 

      5 seconds ago

    • D. 

      1.5 seconds ago

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