Tomorrow's Cosmos Debut Kicks Off With President Obama

The first thing you'll see tomorrow night when you tune in to Cosmos won't be Carl Sagan, or even Neil deGrasse Tyson. It'll be President Obama, kicking off the series premiere with a statement that "invites a new generation to embrace the spirit of discovery and inspires viewers to explore new frontiers and imagine… » 3/08/14 3:34pm 3/08/14 3:34pm

Earth Is Just a Pale Blue Dot... Or Pixel... Or...

The image above is what Earth looks like from Saturn, a stunning reminder from NASA's Cassini spacecraft that we're nothing but a small speck of dust. And sometimes, as xkcd points out below, that can be quite literal. » 8/02/13 8:24am 8/02/13 8:24am

Yes! PBS Superheroes Will Save the World from Crappy Reality TV

Imagine if PBS created its own Avengers by teaming up superheroes from our childhood. I'm not talking about Iron Man or Thor but Carl Sagan, Mister Rogers and Bill Nye. Real superheroes. This fantastic short imagines the trio teaming up with Bob Ross to form the PBS Avengers who want to save us from brain shrinking… » 5/01/13 9:05pm 5/01/13 9:05pm

Carl Sagan's Cosmos Sequel Coming from Seth MacFarlane

This came out of nowhere: Fox has ordered a 13-episode documentary series that will follow up on Carl Sagan's Cosmos. The producers will be Dr. Sagan's wife—the amazing Ann Druyan, who was a Cosmos co-writer—and Seth MacFarlane! » 8/05/11 10:15am 8/05/11 10:15am

Carl Sagan Auto-Tuned Part II (Featuring Feynman, Tyson and Nye)

John Boswell who auto-tuned Carl Sagan for us, has come back with another clip featuring our favorite stoner, Richard Feynman, Neil deGrasse Tyson, and Bill Nye in almost educational, entirely awesome Auto-Tune goodness. [YouTube via Nerdist] » 10/19/09 11:40pm 10/19/09 11:40pm