We are made of star-stuff! Join us for a conversation about all things COSMOS. We discuss the legacy of the original COSMOS: A Personal Voyage, the long road to the new COSMOS: A Spacetime Odyssey, why people deny science, and what makes for effective scientific communication. The Spaceship of the Imagination enters the INFINITE CROSSOVER CHAMBER for a scientific duel between Carl Sagan and Neil deGrasse Tyson. We share our top 5 science documentaries. Special guest, photographer and space geek Bill Wadman.
- 0:00 – 37:43: COSMOS.
- 37:44 – 52:31: INFINITE CROSSOVER CHAMBER – Carl Sagan VS. Neil deGrasse Tyson.
- 52:32 –1:22:00 Top 5 science documentaries.
- Who Was Carl Sagan?
- Neil deGrasse Tyson: Cosmos’s Master of the Universe
- Creationists Demand Airtime On Neil deGrasse Tyson's 'Cosmos'
- Bill Nye Debates Ken Ham on science vs. creationism
- COSMOS tells a great story, but it forgets to explain the science of denying science
- "We apply fight-or-flight reflexes not only to predators, but to data itself"
- Neil deGrasse Tyson: "If Comic-Con people ruled the world, the future would be invented daily and warfare would be nothing more than bar fights with toy lightsabers. That is the world I want."
- Neil deGrasse Tyson on racism in academia, failing a dissertation, and who funny cat videos taught him about communicating science
- Neil deGrasse Tyson at the Starship Smackdown, San Diego Comic Con 2012
- Neil deGrasse Tyson reveals his sideburns are an homage to Star Trek
- Armitage Gone! Dance The Elegant Universe
- Bill's photo of science historian James Burke
- Bill and James Burke
- Bill's photo of theoretical physicist Brian Greene
Top 5 Science Documentaries
Conrad & Bill:
- How to Grow a Planet
- The Elegant Universe
- From the Earth to the Moon
- Wonders of the Universe
- Planet Earth
- When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions
- This Emotional Life
- A Brief History of Time
- An Inconvenient Truth
- Star Trek: Secrets of the Universe
- The Blue Planet