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Sid Voices Sir Isaac Newton on COSMOS

A few weeks ago, viewers of the new FOX/NatGeo science series Cosmos were treated to the dulcet tones of our own Alexander Siddig in an episode featuring Sir Isaac Newton.

In the episode, titled “When Knowledge Conquered Fear”, host Neil deGrasse Tyson visits the birthplace of Sir Isaac Newton (Siddig) and retraces the unlikely friendship between Newton and brilliant polymath Edmond Halley (guest voice Cary Elwes). It was Halley’s patience and generosity which allowed Newton to conquer his fear of isolation and find the courage to publish his masterwork, “Principia Mathematica,” which launched a science revolution.

Cosmos repeats pretty regularly on NatGeo and is available on Hulu (US only).

About Mel

Mel started a fan site for Siddig in 1996, as a way to learn HTML and to promote his charitable endeavors. In 1998, he proposed that it become his official fan site; she quickly agreed and a long-distance friendship was born. You can reach Mel at mel[at]sidcity[dot]net.