Tuesday, July 23, 2013


Make it so, Number One!!

Neil deGrasse Tyson hosts COSMOS

This leaves me wondering when Michio Kaku  is going to get his own show. I love that guy!

Bill Nye, Newton's Apple, and 3 2 1 Contact weren't slouches by a long shot, but if I'd had science teachers like Sagan, deGrasse Tyson, and Kaku who knows...maybe I'd have volunteered to be among the first to colonize Mars.

Instead I chose to study history, anthropology, archaeology, and sociology which lead me to look down/backwards/inwards instead of up/forward/outward. But comparing those fields is astounding when you realize the same species that did cave paintings and persecuted scientific "heretics" also launched the Hubble telescope and now wear Google glasses.

PS My chosen fields of study and many a movie teach us that the first colonists always have a terrible time of it!

1 comment:

  1. Kaku hosted a bunch of BBC science shows, and also had his own show:


    it was really pretty bad, though - still, some good basic info is probably salvageable.