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07/22/2013 05:00 pm ET

Neil deGrasse Tyson's 'COSMOS: A Spacetime Odyssey' To Reprise Carl Sagan's Classic Show (VIDEO)

Carl Sagan's classic TV series "Cosmos" is poised to make a comeback next year.

Celebrated astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has been chosen to host the 13-part "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey." The new docu-series will premiere in spring 2014, Entertainment Weekly reported.

Last week Fox Broadcasting Company unveiled a trailer for this modern take on the original series at the pop-culture convention Comic-Con in San Diego, and science enthusiasts have been buzzing with excitement ever since -- watch the video above.

Who else is behind this venture? TV producer Seth MacFarlane, along with Sagan’s original collaborators -- writer/executive producer Ann Druyan and astronomer Steven Soter. Sagan hosted the original 13-episode mini-series "Cosmos," which aired on PBS, in 1980. What did Sagan's trailer look like back then? Check this out:

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