Holy science is this epic. Fox has just unveiled the first trailer for their Cosmos reboot, and it’s three and a half minutes of pure joy.
Fox’s Cosmos is based on/a continuation of Carl Sagan’s landmark documentary series Cosmos: A Personal Voyage. But this time, famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson is taking the reins. This trailer features Tyson, some special effects, and some epic space music. Watch it. Now:
The full title of the new Cosmos series is Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey. It’s set to premiere in the Spring of 2014 and will run for 13 episodes. Here’s how they describe it:
COSMOS: A SPACETIME ODYSSEY: More than three decades after the debut of “Cosmos: A Personal Voyage,” Carl Sagan’s stunning and iconic exploration of the universe as revealed by science, COSMOS: A SPACETIME ODYSSEY sets off on a new voyage for the stars. Seth MacFarlane (FAMILY GUY, AMERICAN DAD) and Sagan’s original creative collaborators. Hosted by renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, the series will explore how we discovered the laws of nature and found our coordinates in space and time.
Can. Not. Wait.
— Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson) July 22, 2013