12 hrs ago
Brian Cox to step into will.i.am's shoes with IBC keynote
It's witnessed will.i.am pay his digital dues, but now the IBC Conference is to welcome physics professor, TV host and pop star, Brian Cox Recognised for his hit TV series discovering and explaining the wonders of life and the universe, the multiple award-winning broadcaster is to take part in the IBC Conference keynote session Television's ... (more)
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17 hrs ago
"Cosmos" Just Got Nominated for 12 Emmys
It was a truly groundbreaking moment in television. Educationally driven science content was once anathema on primetime television, but earlier this year, Seth Macfarlane, Neil deGrasse Tyson and company set out to prove that wrong with Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey , a remake of the classic Carl Sagan-hosted show from 1980.
20 hrs ago
The Washington Post
Why Carl Sagan refused to call himself an atheist
Every so often I get an email out of the blue about two sentences in a story published in The Post in 1996.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Phoenix New Times
How 'Cosmos,' Carl Sagan and Space Influenced Yellow Ostrich
In the video for Yellow Ostrich's "Mary," a young girl dashes through woods, then trips and falls in slow motion.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey
If you look at popular culture from Frankenstein on, we've inherited an image of the scientist as cold, dispassionate, unable to invest in human affairs.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
This "Odyssey" might blow your mind or just make you think
Best extra: A commentary on "Standing Up in the Milky Way." It's the first episode of the 13-episode resurrected series, with executive producer/writer/director Ann Druyan , executive producer Mitchell Cannold, executive producer/director Brannon Braga, co-executive producer Jason Clark and consulting animation producer Kara Vallow.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Defending the Faith: Diverging lessons from a 'Pale Blue Dot'
Two very different men caught glimpses of the Earth as it appears from space, and they drew two very different messages from what they saw.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
Blu-ray Review: 'Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey'
In 1980, noted scientist Carl Sagan brought us the fascinating television series "Cosmos," acting as a kind of ambassador of science as he explored all aspects of the universe.
Thu Jun 19, 2014
Featured TV on DVD Review: Cosmos: A Space Time Odyssey
Cosmos debuted on TV in 1980 and featured Carl Sagan , who was arguably the most famous science communicator ever.
Wed Jun 18, 2014
The Panda's Thumb
Discovery Institute Attack on Cosmos Provides a Teaching Moment of Its Own
I've a brief new article in the new Skeptical Inquirer regarding Casey Luskin's botched attack on the second episode of Cosmos.
Tue Jun 17, 2014
Photos: Five potheads who went on to change the world
Ever have big plans for your life, but then you got high? Lethargic and under-achieving potheads may have created a bum rap for all of us, but that doesn't mean success and lighting it up are mutually exclusive.
Sun Jun 15, 2014
'Cosmos' co-creator Ann Druyan looks back in wonder on her odyssey
Current 'Cosmos' host Neil deGrasse Tyson and original 'Cosmos' co-creator Ann Druyan and attend the 'Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey' Screening Event and Panel at the Paley Center for Media.
Sat Jun 14, 2014
13 ways Neil deGrasse Tyson's "Cosmos" sent the religious right off the deep end
One of the most anticipated shows of 2014 was Fox's "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey," hosted by notable astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and produced by Seth McFarlane and Ann Druyan, the widow of Carl Sagan, the host of the original "Cosmos" series.
Thu Jun 12, 2014
Los Angeles Times
Neil deGrasse Tyson, Ann Druyan, Seth MacFarlane discuss 'Cosmos'
More than three decades after Carl Sagan's groundbreaking "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage," astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson hosts "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey."
Wed Jun 11, 2014
Hello from Charleston, SC
My name is Chris and I'm sure like many here, my two inispirations for interest in astronomy are my Carl Sagan, and my dad, for watching Cosmos with me when I was a kid back in the old days.
Cosmos Finale Takes One Last Shot - "Delusion that We Have...
As David noted yesterday , the final episode of Cosmos aired Sunday night. It was a fitting end, in keeping with what we've seen already in the series.
Colorado Springs Independent
Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, Adult World, Ravenous
Popular science may never again experience the monoculture moment that Carl Sagan's Cosmos: A Personal Voyage had in 1980, but a case can be made for 2014 as a milestone for public enlightenment.