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Librarian Murdered by Egyptian Mob

Todd R. Miller | Posted 05.11.2015 | Politics
Todd R. Miller

Many historians view Hypatia's murder as the symbolic death of classical antiquity, the advent of a thousand year period of intellectual darkness, whose eventual coda was the Renaissance.

Dual Exhibitions at PLUG Projects Explore the Cosmos

Blair Schulman | Posted 03.31.2015 | Arts
Blair Schulman

It's a nice sensation when you realize how objects and ideas intended for one path wind up taking you through a different landscape entirely. These uniquely (and obliquely) connected points of view are what's happening at PLUG Projects dual exhibitions, Out There and Reify/Deify.

5 Signs That Science Is Taking Over the World

Bobby Azarian | Posted 05.03.2015 | Science
Bobby Azarian

Since what gains popularity is decided in large by the people and not corporate sponsors, one thing is drastically clear: Internet users are hungry for science content and humor. There's no doubt that science is blowing up like a nuclear reactor.

How One Artist Captured The Energy Of Ballet In Sculpture

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 02.10.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Countless elements pulling together into one form, directed by will, energy. Science tells us that we are matter; theologians say that we are spiri...

Photographer Allows Bacteria To Eat Away At Images Of The Cosmos, And These Are The Celestial Results

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 02.10.2015 | Arts

“Man is equally incapable of seeing the nothingness from which he emerges and the infinity in which he is engulfed.” So reads the quote of Fre...

Daily Meditation: Cosmos

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 01.28.2015 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

'Violent Night': A Post-Christmas Meditation for the Cosmos Generation

Russ Pierson | Posted 03.01.2015 | Religion
Russ Pierson

That first Christmas was a precursor to the science-fiction convention used over and over again in Doctor Who, Star Trek and every "galaxy far, far away" -- a "rip in the time-space continuum" -- as infinity takes on finitude, as the creator of the stars embraces a body made of stardust. Flesh and blood, this earthy God.

Maureen Ryan

The Best New TV Shows of 2014

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 12.09.2014 | Entertainment

The other day I published my list of the Top 10 TV Shows of 2014, but it was a list that cried out for a sequel or two. There was just so much great T...

'Science Guy' Says He And Neil deGrasse Tyson Are Running For President

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 08.31.2014 | Science

"Bill Nye The Science POTUS" may have a nice ring to it, but would the famed "Science Guy" ever run for office? A listener of the StarTalk Radio pr...

Do You See the Universe Clearly?

David J. Eicher | Posted 09.27.2014 | Science
David J. Eicher

If you use your intuition, believe what others tell you on first blush, or simply try to calculate your way to conclusions, probably not. If you view the world empirically, watching as numerous observations and experiments put together conclusions, then yes, you see the world as a scientist.

Dear Governor Cuomo: A Conversation with Natalie Merchant, Plus Catching Up with Freda Payne

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.20.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Natalie Merchant: "We're watching what's happened in other states with the contamination of aquifers and the devastation of previously rural areas that are now highly industrialized. There's also quite a bit of contamination of the air that occurs with hydraulic fracturing."

Syfy Goes to the Moon With Buzz Aldrin for Alien Special

Aaron Sagers | Posted 09.07.2014 | Weird News
Aaron Sagers

Perhaps most interesting is that the special will feature interviews with Apollo 11 astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Edgar Mitchell "in which they share their belief in the existence of UFOs from first hand experiences."

What Neil deGrasse Tyson Can Teach You About Mental Health

Nick Holt, MSW, ASW | Posted 09.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Nick Holt, MSW, ASW

By better examining our thinking through a more scientific process and softening our internal and external response to failure, we are better able to continue our journeys in personal growth in order to advance ourselves, those around us and, hopefully and ideally, mankind.

How the Cosmos Teaches Humility to Social Media Show-offs.

Sourav Roy | Posted 08.13.2014 | Media
Sourav Roy

How effortlessly millions of worthless human 'points' have spawned that are nothing more than signboards of hollow egotistic display. So, where is that social element of social media, again? Or did I miss something?

The Most Scientifically Inaccurate Movie Ever, According To Neil deGrasse Tyson

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 06.06.2014 | Entertainment

Turns out, Neil deGrasse Tyson hates another science-based movie more than "Gravity." TMZ caught up with the "Cosmos" host and asked him which space m...

Neil deGrasse Tyson On When The Rich Will Address Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 06.10.2014 | Business

Neil deGrasse Tyson says the wealthy will soon be forced to pay attention to climate change: Not because of any political movement, but because of bas...

Watch Neil DeGrasse Tyson Explain How Ludicrously Rich Bill Gates Is

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 05.23.2014 | Technology

Bill Gates is far, far richer than you. And in case you needed a reminder, Neil DeGrasse Tyson is here to explain. During a 2011 speech at the Univ...

Finally, Neil deGrasse Tyson And 'Cosmos' Take On Climate Change

Climate Desk | Chris Mooney | Posted 05.06.2014 | Green

This story originally appeared in Mother Jones, and is republished here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. If you've been reading my semi-r...

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, ...

An After-Easter Meditation for the Cosmos Generation

Russ Pierson | Posted 06.21.2014 | Religion
Russ Pierson

While I am certainly a creationist, I am decidedly not a "Creationist" with a capital "c," and I am quite content with deGrasse Tyson's description of the very beginnings of our universe.

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?

Cosmos Peacefully Settles the Score

Community Advocate Stuart | Posted 06.02.2014 | Science
Community Advocate Stuart

The message of Cosmos to people of faith is that divinity is a human exercise; that what makes us special isn't a book; that despite our ultimate insignificance, we can still understand the nature of the universe and our place in it; and that it is not a betrayal of faith to ask questions.

Epic March Rap Up

Susie Sampson | Posted 06.01.2014 | Comedy
Susie Sampson

There's no better way to recap March 2014 than with a RAP! Ukraine, Malaysia flight #MH370, Obamacare, Selfies, St. Patricks Day, Kissing Strangers, C...

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.

WATCH: 'Cosmos' Host Explains Why Creationism Makes No Sense

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.31.2014 | Science

Just days after creationist groups complained their views had been excluded from Neil deGrasse Tyson's "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey," it seems they fi...