27. Carl Sagan: The First Science Guy

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Carl Sagan is an inspiration to us all. This week, they guys bring in Ingrid Ockert, a PhD student at Princeton University and an expert in the inner and outer machinations of science communication. Ingrid offers insight into the history of modern science education, while everyone waxes poetic about the man, the myth, the legend: Carl Sagan.

 

Places to Donate for Hurricane Irma

American Red Cross: Usually the first group people think of when giving after a disaster. It says it is providing shelters for those displaced by Harvey, and it has thousands of volunteers on the ground in the state.

Global Giving: A charity crowdfunding site that is attempting to raise $2 million to be used exclusively for local relief and recovery efforts.

Airbnb: The hospitality company is working to coordinate people in need of a place to stay with people willing to offer a free room.

 

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These Vibes Are Too Cosmic

Carl Sagan & Bill Nye BEYOND THE HORIZON

Red Rocket’s Glare

Space and the American Imagination

SaganSense on Tumblr

Astronomy on Tap

Last STEM Comic Standing

Rick and Morty

Halt and Catch Fire

Mr. Robot

The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets

 

Minute Physics on YouTube

Science Court on ABC

Mythbusters on Discovery

 

Coming Soon to Space

Cassini Final Orbit begins on September 9, ends on the 15th

 

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