Sun sets on Cosmos Odyssey

June 7, 2014 9:46 AM

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Fritz Zwicky isn't exactly a household name, but the late Swiss astronomer - he died in 1974 at age 75 - is the bright star at the end of Sunday's finale of the earth-defining science series Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey.

Zwicky specialized in dark matter, supernovas, neutron stars and something called "tired light," which isn't what you get from watching too much TV but sounds like it.

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