Carl Sagan

Cosmos Season 2 To Premiere In Spring 2019

The most-watched program in the history of the National Geographic channel is coming back.<p><i>Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey</i>, a "reboot," of astrophysicist …

New England Patriots

How Dolphins Could Help Us Talk to Aliens

When 12 men gathered at the Green Bank Observatory in West Virginia to discuss the art and science of alien hunting in 1961, the Order of the Dolphin …

Dolphins

The Man Who Helped Design a 10,000-Year Nuclear Waste Site Marker

Astro-artist Jon Lomberg, a longtime friend and colleague of Carl Sagan, on protecting future humans from America’s atomic past.<p><i>This story appears in VICE magazine's Dystopia and Utopia Issue. Click HERE to subscribe to VICE magazine.</i><p>At first, Jon Lomberg thought it was a joke. When the late Carl …

Nuclear Waste

The 10 Weirdest Stars in the Milky Way

Our galaxy has more than a few tricks up its sleeves.<p>Carl Sagan once called the Sun an "ordinary, even a mediocre star." Most of the hundred billion or more stars in the Milky Way are humdrum and plain, but over the years astronomers have found plenty of peculiarities. In a universe bound only by …

Universe

Bad Religion's 'No Control' 25 Years Later

A look back at the Los Angeles punk band's classic album to prepare for their 30 Days In LA show.<p>As part of Red Bull Sound Select Presents: 30 Days …

Los Angeles

Dark Splotches on Venus Could Be Signs of Life

Venus, with its crushing atmospheric pressure and scorching surface temperatures, seems an unlikely place for life to take hold. But while the …

Astronomy

EX NASA ASTRONAUT & PRINCETON PHYSICS PROFESSOR SAYS HIS COLLEAGUE, CARL SAGAN, “FUDGED” EVIDENCE OF EXTRATERRESTRIAL BEINGS

It is a common occurrence for ‘UFO’s to be tracked on military radar, and more and more people are starting to believe that these objects are of …

Extraterrestrial Life

New director of Yale University Art Gallery announced

<b>NEW HAVEN, CONN</b><b>.-</b> Yale announced today that Stephanie Wiles, currently the Richard J. Schwartz Director of the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art at …

New York City

Aliens studying Earth would see a habitable planet

...but less appealing than in was in 1993<p>As we continue to scour the night sky for potential holiday home planets, the outcome is generally pretty …

Study Skills

Ostara: The Vernal Equinox

April 1, 2018 by Amy Beltaine<p>What do Carl Sagan, Merlin, and the March Hare have in common? What can the egg balancing trick teach us about living in …

Dragon Boats

NASA Astrobiology Institute

"In Her Orbit" Highlights Life and Work of Nathalie Cabrol<p>Nathalie Cabrol. Credit: SETI<p>Nathalie Cabrol, Senior Research Scientist and Director of the …

Big History

Asteroid-bound spacecraft finds signs of life—on Earth

Nearly 30 years ago, the Galileo spacecraft flew past Earth on its journey to Jupiter, prompting astronomer Carl Sagan to develop a novel experiment: …

Science

Book Review: This is STILL a Demon-Haunted World

March 24, 2018 by David G. McAfee<p>Two weeks ago, I published my recommendation of <i>Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me)</i>, and a lot of readers requested …

Carl Sagan

Searching for Earth-like planets from Earth and space

<b>Robyn Williams:</b> Reading genomes, inventing phones, faster computers…there comes a time when everything changes, and the field and discovery takes …

Universe

Costa Mesa moves toward allowing recreational marijuana businesses

Costa Mesa City Council members voted unanimously Tuesday night, with little discussion, to advance a code amendment that would allow development, manufacturing, research and testing of recreational marijuana products in the same area of the city where medical marijuana businesses are already …

Cannabis

Quotes of the 5th Dimension Cosmic Posters

Price: $12Adorn your walls with inspiration with the Quotes of the 5th Dimension Cosmic Posters. Features the words of Stephen Hawking, Carl Sagan, …

Arthur C. Clarke

Sober living and medical marijuana applications await Costa Mesa Planning Commission

Costa Mesa City Council members voted unanimously Tuesday night, with little discussion, to advance a code amendment that would allow development, manufacturing, research and testing of recreational marijuana products in the same area of the city where medical marijuana businesses are already …

Cannabis

WWI Centennial: Avenging Angel—Operation Michael

<i>Erik Sass is covering the events of the war exactly 100 years after they happened. This is the 304th installment in the series. Read an overview of</i> …

Culture

The 4 Scientific Lessons Stephen Hawking Never Learned

Even our scientific heroes can’t be right about everything. Let’s learn the lessons that they never did.<p>In the 1960s, a young theoretical physicist …

Physics

America Remains Drunk on Power

Data mining is not a new phenomenon. In fact, before Cambridge Analytica, Barack Obama mined data during his 2012 presidential campaign, and he was …

Liberal View

CD: Jack White – Boarding House Reach

Jack White isn’t one to shy away from a challenge. Whether it’s launching a record player into space to play Carl Sagan’s “A Glorious Dawn”, or …

Beastie Boys

10 Types of Psychological Theories

The term <i>theory</i> is used with surprising frequency in everyday language. It is often used in to mean a guess, hunch, or supposition. You may even hear …

Psychology

New podcast humorously highlights the heroes and hidden history of cannabis

If you want to be at the center of a Venn diagram where Cannabis Enthusiast overlaps with History Buff, then download the new podcast “Great Moments in Weed History with Abdullah and Bean,” which aims to turn your next couch-surfing session into a time-traveling, THC-trivia-packed adventure by …

Cannabis

Robin Ince: Stephen Hawking made science relatable – why is it still so misunderstood?

We need more science and scientists in popular culture, so that children don’t give up on it as only for “boffins”.<p>I was 18 when <i>A Brief History of</i> …

Opinion (UK)

Why Believing Krauss’s Victims Is Not the Same as Believing Bigfoot

Why Believing Krauss’s Victims Is Not the Same as Believing Bigfoot<p>March 21, 2018 by Kaveh Mousavi<p>My post a few days ago regarding physicist and …

Coca-Cola

Close Encounters: 9 Quotes About Extraterrestrial Life - Signature Reads

For reasons no one’s really sure of, March 20th has become known as National Alien Abductions Day, which has come to coincide with an annual Toronto festival where people gather to discuss their various inexplicable encounters. (Alien Con is happening later this year in Los Angeles, if you’d rather …

Extraterrestrial Life

Adieu, Stephen Hawking, the cosmic prankster

Time came to a standstill for Professor Stephen William Hawking on March 14 at the age of 76. If alive, the legendary physicist and author, renowned …

Physics

Was Giordano Bruno Burned at the Stake for Believing in Exoplanets?

In April, SpaceX will launch a Falcon 9 rocket carrying NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite. It will detect new exoplanets. Astronomers …

Carl Sagan

McCann Gets Spacy In New Work For Nat Geo Program

McCann is doing some program promotion and experiential work for the new National Geographic series, "One Strange Rock." Ever since going over the …

Advertising Industry

Juno spacecraft gives you Jupiter as never seen before

Check out the massive cyclones at Jupiter’s north and south poles, on display in stunning new images from the Juno spacecraft.<p>The Juno spacecraft has …

Astronomy