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Tag: Carl Sagan

The Planetary Society : The Cosmos Award – The Planetary Post with Robert Picardo

What is the Cosmos Award? The Planetary Society created this award, named after our co-founder Carl Sagan’s landmark television series, Cosmos, to honor the innovators who follow his example of presenting science in an accurate, yet entertaining and enthralling way. Past recipients of the Cosmos Award for Outstanding Public Presentation of Science include filmmaker James …

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NASA JPL: Reflections on the Pale Blue Dot

Today is the 25th anniversary of the Pale Blue Dot photograph and here Ann Druyan, Carl Sagan’s co-author and widow, reflects on the meaning of Voyager’s “pale blue dot” image of Earth. When Voyager I turned around to take a photo of Earth on its way to Saturn.   Carl Sagan wrote the following about …

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Cosmos Panel QA Featuring Seth MacFarlane, Neil Degrasse Tyson, Ann Druyan | DevoutNone

Cosmos A Space Time Odyssey stars Neil Degrasse Tyson. Seth MacFarlane and Ann Druyan join Neil Degrasse Tyson on stage in front of a live crowd for the Cosmos premiere and live panel QA session. Neil Degrasse Tyson, Seth MacFarlane, Ann Druyan, Brannon Braga and Mitchell Cannold.  

Neil deGrasse Tyson @ London Real – Cosmos

Published on Mar 2, 2014 Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson is the new host of Cosmos. Neil deGrasse Tyson is…well, a dude! Dressed in cowboy boots and an embroidered shirt he represents the essence of ultracool nerdiness. Trained as a wrestler in high school he soon became the self-appointed “Defender of the Geeks.” Now one could …

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Carl Sagan: Pale Blue Dot

Carl Edward Sagan (1934-1996) was an American astronomer, astrophysicist, cosmologist, author, science popularizer and science communicator in astronomy and natural sciences.