Happy Carl Sagan Day. It's his birthday -- he would have been 78 today. So go read 'Cosmos'. Then watch the TV series. Then go read and watch 'Contact' (the movie with Jodie Foster). Or just read the quote above, 'The Pale Blue Dot', in reference to the photo Voyager 1 took of earth from 3.7-billion miles away, at Sagan's request. Dammit, can we please just hold hands and sing Kumbaya and forget all our differences? For Carl?
Thanks to everyone who sent this, cosmos at the bar for everybody! Except me, I don't drink pink drinks (yes I do too I love them!).
Astronomers believe they may have just spotted the furthest galaxy ever, a little cluster named MACS0647-JD (his parents must have really hated him), between the Big and Little Dippers. That's right, like THE furthest one. What's beyond it? The restaurant at the end of the g... / Continue →
Seen here giving us his best 'meet me behind the planetarium', acclaimed astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson is set to host the sequel to Carl Sagan's 'Cosmos', entitled 'Cosmos: A Space-Time Odyssey'. It will be a 13-part series airing on Fox during primetime in 2013 and produ... / Continue →
Scientists at CERN have confirmed the existence of the Higgs Boson, the elusive particle believed to be responsible for giving mass and shape to all objects in the universe. The announcement comes after studying the data from last year's potentially earth-destroying tests usin... / Continue →