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This Breathtaking Short Film Shows What Awaits Humanity Outside Earth

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 12.01.2014 | Entertainment

"I am tormented with an everlasting itch for things remote. I love to sail forbidden seas, and land on barbarous coasts." It was these two sentence...

The Old and New Theologies of Significant Insignificance Share Joylessness

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 01.09.2015 | Religion
Frank Schaeffer

Today's secular science of human insignificance inspires its own theology. This secular theology assigns us a contradictory groveling insignificant, significance.

Carl Sagan's Drug War Questions From 24 Years Ago Are Still Spot On

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.09.2014 | Politics

Carl Sagan, a titan of scientific thought and communication, assumed many different roles in his life -- from science's "gatekeeper," to television st...

"Global Whaaamin, What a Faaaahhhce!" Someone Help Scientists and Academics Communicate

Marc Gopin | Posted 06.30.2014 | Green
Marc Gopin

When you lose the Tom Paines of common sense in liberal New England, then you don't stand a chance of evolving American culture. Don't say something stupid and expect him to believe it.

WATCH: Creative Force Behind 'Cosmos' Explains Origins Of New Series

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 04.29.2014 | Science

Famed astrophysicist Carl Sagan inspired a generation with his 1980 television series "Cosmos." Now, 34 years later, the series has been revived, ...

Kbit's Orbital Space Flight

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 06.05.2014 | Entertainment
Marcel Hidalgo

What better way to start an album such as this then with the voice of President Dwight Eisenhower honoring the seven men who were selected for the very first NASA project Mercury?

Memories of Carl Sagan and Cosmos

David J. Eicher | Posted 05.31.2014 | Science
David J. Eicher

I've watched the new incarnation of Cosmos with a sharp eye, for several reasons. When I was young, I was one of those who knew Carl Sagan, and I was materially influenced in my career path by him. I am very impressed with the job that the new Cosmos team has done.

The Universe in Us

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 05.27.2014 | Gay Voices
Richard J. Rosendall

Words fail at such a moment, as when sitting alone in a cathedral, awed by its commanding silence. It reminds us that we are small and the universe is great. The vault of heaven, and its exploration, provokes not emptiness but wonder.

Strange Fire and the Big Bang: Religion Science and the Cosmos

Rabbi Michael Bernstein | Posted 05.24.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Michael Bernstein

We also seek to know what is meaningful about our encounters with each other, our world and even ourselves. Religion and religious traditions provide us with frameworks to respond meaningfully to the mysteries before us.

Cosmos Rocks Science Right -- Again

Cynthia Dagnal-Myron | Posted 05.17.2014 | Entertainment
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

Cosmos is teaching at its best. Because it never feels like teaching. It feels like the greatest mystery story ever. The greatest action movie ever. The best drama series ever. The best comedy series too, probably. And when life is explained this well, it just cannot be beat.

Neil deGrasse Tyson Will Blow Your Mind With "Cosmos" At SXSW 2014

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.10.2014 | Science
Shira Lazar

Neil deGrasse Tyson and Ann Druyan discuss the new show "Cosmos," and how it feels to walk in the footsteps of Carl Sagan. Tyson also shared "Gravit...

Ann Druyan On Returning to Carl Sagan's Cosmos

Aaron Sagers | Posted 05.07.2014 | Entertainment
Aaron Sagers

In a recent interview, Druyan discusses how the new Cosmos matches with the original, and sheds light on how the stars aligned to make the series happen.

Watch: Neil deGrasse Tyson on Science, Religion and the Universe

Bill Moyers | Posted 03.23.2014 | Politics
Bill Moyers

While astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson believes all individuals have a right to their own beliefs, he's passionate about what should be taught in science class -- science.

Public Understanding of Science: The Sagan Legacy Continues

James M. Gentile | Posted 03.16.2014 | Science
James M. Gentile

Carl Sagan's Cosmos series is legendary for its ability to bring science to a wide audience and was far more than mere entertainment. We look forward to the March 2014 rebirth of Cosmos, which will be hosted by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson.

Carl Sagan Also Smoked Pot Decades Ago. Here's What He Had To Say About It

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

With all the buzz about David Brooks of the New York Times and Ruth Marcus of the Washington Post reflecting on their marijuana use decades ago -- and...

WATCH: Science Icon Gave Grave Warning In Last Interview Before He Died

www.upworthy.com | Posted 12.15.2013 | Science

Carl Sagan inspired a generation of scientists with his work in and out of the classroom....

LOOK: Evidence That A Wandering Mind Is A Good Thing

Posted 12.06.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

The Malefic Influence of Mars on India's Mars Mission

Sourav Roy | Posted 11.07.2013 | World
Sourav Roy

There are justifications galore all across social media and praises showered in Biblical proportions. But I am still not sure how it affects the daily lives of over a billion people in India who have no access to healthcare, water, sanitation, electricity, food and social security.

Alchemy and Star Stuff: The Work of Adam Lovitz

Julia Clift | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Julia Clift

According to Lovitz himself, the interconnectedness of all things in the universe, and the notion that we are all made of cosmic dust, inspire much of his creative activity.

Who Is the Next Great Science Communicator?

Dr. Jeffrey H. Toney | Posted 10.14.2013 | Science
Dr. Jeffrey H. Toney

What the world needs is a great communicator of science who can connect with large audiences, liberal, moderate and conservative, to help explain what science is, and the wonders it reveals about nature and the nature of the universe. So do we have one?

A Boy And His Dog: A Conversation with Harlan Ellison, Plus Exclusives from Gary Lucas, Donovan Woods and Balcony TV

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.13.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

According to The New York Times, Gary Lucas is "a guitarist with a global guitar" and The New Yorker says he's "the thinking man's guitar hero." Introducing his new album Cinefantastique is the artist with a few words about the project.

Gorgeous Comic Strip Will Fill You With Wonder

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 07.31.2013 | Good News

In our busy lives, full of deadlines, drama and dreams, it's sometimes difficult to recognize the sheer vastness of the universe around us -- and our ...

WATCH: Carl Sagan's 'Cosmos' Makes Comeback

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.22.2013 | Science

Carl Sagan's classic TV series "Cosmos" is poised to make a comeback next year. Celebrated astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has been chosen to h...

Why Are Humans So Cruel?

Michael Shammas | Posted 09.07.2013 | College
Michael Shammas

Recent science is shedding light on this question, and the main culprit at work seems to be envy. The more we envy someone, the more pleasure we derive when that person meets some horrid end.

Raoul Peter Mongilardi's Next To The Gods Is Science Fiction's Next Great Literary Series

Xaque Gruber | Posted 08.24.2013 | Books
Xaque Gruber

Centered around a highly advanced humanoid alien race known as the Aurocearians, victims of a devastating blow when the titular Gods (a mercurial bunch), angry with the race's arrogant behaviors, curses them by vaporizing every female hindering any hope for breeding. So what is a cursed race to do?