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The CBS sci-fi show Extant, which recently wrapped up its first season. It inspired a few posts of mine about the constellation Orion, the speed of sound versus the speed of light, and the idea of being weightless. On a personal level, I enjoyed seeing a prime time sci-fi television show with a Black woman as the lead.I was lucky enough to be invited on the Black Girl Nerds podcast to speak with Extant creator Mickey Fisher and show runner Greg Walker. We chatted about the show, […]
There have been many accusations that the current Ebola outbreak is another example of fear mongering, or deliberately focusing on the fear involved with an issue. This could not be further from the truth. It's important to understand that Ebola is a very serious fever that is often fatal in humans. The World Heath Organizations (WHO) defines the current Ebola outbreak as "the largest and most complex Ebola outbreak since the Ebola virus was first discovered in 1976." There has […]
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