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Last night the series premiere of Cosmos, a miniseries exploring the universe, debuted on Fox. Its a reboot of the original 1980s series which was hosted by astronomer Carl Sagan, and is one of the most widely watched miniseries in history. I saw part of the original series in the mid and late 80s, but I was still young and didn't fully appreciate it.Last night, a Cosmos saved my life.After graduating college, my good friend Raymond told me about Sagan's book Cosmos, which was made after the TV […]
This week, the White House is continuing its Champions of Change series with a focus on science. From the press release, via The Urban Scientist: WASHINGTON, DC – On Wednesday, February 26, 2014, the White House will honor ten local heroes who are “Champions of Change” for their innovation in creating diversity and access in STEM fields. These champions are creating opportunities for young people typically underrepresented in STEM industries by using unconventional […]
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