Tag Archive for Sagan

Sagan Day 2010

So before 2010 actually ends, I promised a recap of the Carl Sagan Day in Florida that I attended in November. Sad that you missed it? Well, all of the talks are still archived on video! Since I actually missed…

Skeptic Confessions

I have so many things I *have* to write, but I find it hard to just get started. So here’s something rather whimsical and personal and free-form to start… the journey of just one little skeptic. I am skeptical because…

Honoring Carl Sagan

In 1997, a pre-teen girl with a thick New York accent went to the movie theatre. Her parents knew she liked space and astronomy and aliens, so they took her to see a movie that had all those things, “Contact.”…

"Glorious Dawn"

I know everyone has written about, posted, or tweeted this video in the last few days, but I do love it so much. The music is BEGGING for a cool tribal fusion-y choreography.  There’s a 3/4 shimmy in there, and…

Dr. SETI and "Cosmic Carl"

Fans of Skepticality (and let’s face it, who doesn’t love Derek and Swoopy?) know that the latest podcast includes an interview with Daniel Loxton, editor of Junior Skeptic and the man behind “Where Do We Go From Here?” and “What…

This weekend's tidbits…

A few fun, fantastic, and important things of note from the weekend: Duck! An asteroid is going to come whizzing by, as the Bad Astronomer points out. Okay, it’s not coming dangerously close, but astronomers are getting better at detecting…