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ScienceBlogs
How do we know the distance to the stars?still. We have lingered long enough on the shores of the cosmic ocean. We are r
How do we know the distance to the stars?
ScienceBlogs / Posted 2 hours ago
still. We have lingered long enough on the shores of the cosmic ocean. We are ready at last to set sail for the stars.” -Carl Sagan Glittering above high overhead, the canopy of night offers thousands of points of light, each one a blazing Sun,... Read more
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The Courier
Capital Life: What's on in Canberra's arts scene from March 4objects are juxtaposed with the ethereal, virtual world of the internet and soc
Capital Life: What's on in Canberra's arts scene from March 4
The Courier / Posted 8 hours ago
objects are juxtaposed with the ethereal, virtual world of the internet and social media." We are Made of Star Stuff –Carl Sagan, by Jennifer Hawkins, Covet, by Networks and False Readings, by Jen Fullerton, are showing at Belconnen Arts... Read more
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The Boy Hotspur
Nike Done Wembley Pending – Harry Hotspurdictates that Wembley would only serve to benefit the short sighted egos of tho
Nike Done Wembley Pending – Harry Hotspur
The Boy Hotspur / Posted 4 days ago
dictates that Wembley would only serve to benefit the short sighted egos of those living within the M25 which when last Carl Sagan looked, is not the centre of the universe. Addionally, all the inherent misery of getting to Wembley (double that... Read more
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examiner.com
Spontaneous or supernatural origin of the universeis a naturalistic or evolutionary view of the universe. These two views oppose
Spontaneous or supernatural origin of the universe
examiner.com / Posted 4 days ago
is a naturalistic or evolutionary view of the universe. These two views oppose each other one hundred percent. Astronomer Carl Sagan had expressed the naturalistic position on origins. The first sentence of his 1980 book COSMOS reads: ""The Cosmos... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lest We Forget - the Centennial Anniversary of the Belgian Defeat of Germans in KigaliAs Carl Sagan stated "To understand the present we must understand the past": M
Lest We Forget - the Centennial Anniversary of the Belgian Defeat of Germans in Kigali
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
As Carl Sagan stated "To understand the present we must understand the past": May 6, 2016 marks the 100th anniversary that should be remembered by all Rwandans as it was on this day in 1916, that the second phase of colonial occupation began for... Read more
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Faster Louder
Track by track: Olympia - 'Self Talk'with the sound down.‘Different Cities’ ‘Different Cities’ is essentially a lov
Track by track: Olympia - 'Self Talk'
Faster Louder / Posted 6 days ago
with the sound down.‘Different Cities’ ‘Different Cities’ is essentially a love song, and nothing quite says love than Carl Sagan and the Golden Record. When I met Burke Reid to start talking about the album’s direction he asked me what I was... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Strip Hastert of honorary NIU degreehonorary degrees from NIU. He no longer is fit to be listed alongside the likes
Strip Hastert of honorary NIU degree
Daily Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
honorary degrees from NIU. He no longer is fit to be listed alongside the likes of former U.S. Sen. Paul Simon, astronomer Carl Sagan, Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackman, and others who have been honored by the university. NIU must rescind the... Read more
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Mount Shasta Area Newspapers
New owner sees Weed Palace Theater as 'cornerstone'just moved here from Albany, New York.Live painting was done by Amanda Thomas o
New owner sees Weed Palace Theater as 'cornerstone'
Mount Shasta Area Newspapers / Posted 7 days ago
just moved here from Albany, New York.Live painting was done by Amanda Thomas of Weed. She was painting a piece inspired by Carl Sagan and his musings on the view of the earth from far away, seeing it as but a tiny ball, yet filled with all of our... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
MOSI scientist sets out to prove ‘Wow Signal’ was not aliensscientific community and the world, which wondered what, or who, sent the signa
MOSI scientist sets out to prove ‘Wow Signal’ was not aliens
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
scientific community and the world, which wondered what, or who, sent the signals. The incident spawned a fictional book by Carl Sagan and a subsequent movie starring Jodie Foster as the astronomer who hears the signal and eventually makes contact... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Watching Earth From Space Can Change Your Outlook On Lifeyou love, everyone you know, everyone you've ever heard of, every human being t
Watching Earth From Space Can Change Your Outlook On Life
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 14 days ago
you love, everyone you know, everyone you've ever heard of, every human being there ever was, lived out their lives," Carl Sagan said. Only a handful of people have ever left the planet. In the decades since manned spaceflight started, fewer... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Watching Earth From Space Can Change Your Outlook On Lifeyou love, everyone you know, everyone you've ever heard of, every human being t
Watching Earth From Space Can Change Your Outlook On Life
KIVI Boise / Posted 14 days ago
you love, everyone you know, everyone you've ever heard of, every human being there ever was, lived out their lives," Carl Sagan said. Only a handful of people have ever left the planet. In the decades since manned spaceflight started, fewer... Read more
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Reality TV World
Daniela Ruah and husband expecting second childson, River Isaac Ruah Olsen. "For small creatures such as we, the vastness is
Daniela Ruah and husband expecting second child
Reality TV World / Posted 14 days ago
son, River Isaac Ruah Olsen. "For small creatures such as we, the vastness is bearable only through love," she quoted Carl Sagan before adding, "There are 4 people in this photo, can you spot them all? #AnotherRuahOlsenontheway." Ruah and... Read more
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Reality TV World
'NCIS: Los Angeles' star Daniela Ruah expecting second childson, River Isaac Ruah Olsen. "For small creatures such as we, the vastness is
'NCIS: Los Angeles' star Daniela Ruah expecting second child
Reality TV World / Posted 15 days ago
son, River Isaac Ruah Olsen. "For small creatures such as we, the vastness is bearable only through love," she quoted Carl Sagan before adding, "There are 4 people in this photo, can you spot them all? #AnotherRuahOlsenontheway." Ruah and... Read more
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The Wooster Voice
Society and religion allow us to avoid our own realitythough, despite our self-deceptions, none is manifest. The significance of our
Society and religion allow us to avoid our own reality
The Wooster Voice / Posted 19 days ago
though, despite our self-deceptions, none is manifest. The significance of our lives and our fragile planet is then, as Carl Sagan once remarked, determined only by our own wisdom and courage. Born with a deep curiosity and a bursting... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Library provides life’s necessities Carl Sagan asserted that, �the health of our civilization, the depth of our a
Library provides life’s necessities
Rutland Herald / Posted 19 days ago
Carl Sagan asserted that, �the health of our civilization, the depth of our awareness about the underpinnings of our culture and our concern for the future can all be tested by how well we support our libraries.�... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
New evidence suggests 9th planet lurking at edge of solar systemexplanations for the observed motion of the small bodies in the outer solar sys
New evidence suggests 9th planet lurking at edge of solar system
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
explanations for the observed motion of the small bodies in the outer solar system. He referenced the famous dictum from Carl Sagan that "extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence." "The Sagan Rule applies. If it's there, find it. I... Read more
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TechNewsWorld.com
Tiny Nanocraft May Sail to Neighboring Star Systemat NASA; former astronaut Mae Jemison; and Lou Friedman, an author and engineer
Tiny Nanocraft May Sail to Neighboring Star System
TechNewsWorld.com / Posted 20 days ago
at NASA; former astronaut Mae Jemison; and Lou Friedman, an author and engineer who cofounded the Planetary Society with Carl Sagan. The ultimate cost of the plan would be in the billions of dollars, lining up with some of the most expensive... Read more
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Boston Globe
A visionary project aims for a star 4.37 light-years awayCalifornia, Berkeley; Ann Druyan, an executive producer of the TV miniseries “C
A visionary project aims for a star 4.37 light-years away
Boston Globe / Posted 22 days ago
California, Berkeley; Ann Druyan, an executive producer of the TV miniseries “Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey” and the widow of Carl Sagan; and the mathematician and author Freeman Dyson, of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Hawking plan would use lasers to propel tiny spaceship to Alpha Centaurimight be the key. He's not the only one showing a new interest in the whimsical
Hawking plan would use lasers to propel tiny spaceship to Alpha Centauri
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 22 days ago
might be the key. He's not the only one showing a new interest in the whimsical technology, which had a big fan in Carl Sagan back in the day. Bill Nye (the science guy) and the Planetary Society recently funded a prototype called... Read more
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Boston Globe
Group to send iPhone-sized robots to a star system 4.37 light-years awaySaul Perlmutter, of the University of California, Berkeley; Ann Druyan, produce
Group to send iPhone-sized robots to a star system 4.37 light-years away
Boston Globe / Posted 22 days ago
Saul Perlmutter, of the University of California, Berkeley; Ann Druyan, producer of the TV show “Cosmos” and widow of Carl Sagan; and mathematician and author Freeman Dyson, of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey. “There... Read more
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Daily Mail
Stephen Hawking teams up with billionaire in $100m hunt for aliensa spacecraft to be equipped with a solar sail to use the solar wind for propuls
Stephen Hawking teams up with billionaire in $100m hunt for aliens
Daily Mail / Posted 22 days ago
a spacecraft to be equipped with a solar sail to use the solar wind for propulsion was described by the late astrophysicist Carl Sagan four decades ago. It was theorised that solar sails could accelerate spacecraft far beyond the speeds of... Read more
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Daily Mail
Stephen Hawking teases alien-hunting mission Breakthrough Starshota spacecraft to be equipped with a solar sail to use the solar wind for propuls
Stephen Hawking teases alien-hunting mission Breakthrough Starshot
Daily Mail / Posted 22 days ago
a spacecraft to be equipped with a solar sail to use the solar wind for propulsion was described by the late astrophysicist Carl Sagan four decades ago. Although not confirmed, the project is likely to use technology that developed by The Planetaru... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Celestial navigation, part 1: latituteis an example of a technology more people have come to depend upon, while fewer
Celestial navigation, part 1: latitute
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 22 days ago
is an example of a technology more people have come to depend upon, while fewer understand how it works. As the late Carl Sagan said, "We've arranged a global civilization in which most crucial elements profoundly depend on science and... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Global warming gives science behind nuclear winter a new purposenuclear winter. Perhaps no one was more effective in warning of the peril than
Global warming gives science behind nuclear winter a new purpose
Manila Bulletin / Posted 28 days ago
nuclear winter. Perhaps no one was more effective in warning of the peril than the astronomer and science communicator Carl Sagan, who died in 1996. In 1983, Sagan and four other scientists published their conclusion that an all-out nuclear... Read more
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The Gadgeteer
Thames & Kosmos Physics Simple Machines reviewup. The kit is just too dry, I can’t imagine it keeping the attention of any ch
Thames & Kosmos Physics Simple Machines review
The Gadgeteer / Posted 29 days ago
up. The kit is just too dry, I can’t imagine it keeping the attention of any child long enough for them to learn anything. Carl Sagan once said, “We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows... Read more
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MacNN
This week in Apple History: April 2 through 8by creditors. He didn't do anything about that this week, but he would in the w
This week in Apple History: April 2 through 8
MacNN / Posted 30 days ago
by creditors. He didn't do anything about that this week, but he would in the week after. On April 5, 1994, astronomer Carl Sagan sued Apple on eight counts, ranging from libel to unfair competition. It was because, like practically every Apple... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
New presenters of amazing programs on science are helping to create exciting catalysts for thoughtDDT ... it's a long and lengthening list.) It is not a wholly new character, t
New presenters of amazing programs on science are helping to create exciting catalysts for thought
Los Angeles Times / Posted 1 months ago
DDT ... it's a long and lengthening list.) It is not a wholly new character, the cool, attractivist scientist: consider Carl Sagan, Brian Cox, Brian Greene, Neil deGrasse. But the new school of science presenters, the Mr. and Ms. Wizards and... Read more
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PhysOrg
Something new under a (dead) sunstars, rocky planets and ultimately maybe even give rise to life like us that b
Something new under a (dead) sun
PhysOrg / Posted 1 months ago
stars, rocky planets and ultimately maybe even give rise to life like us that breathes the oxygen and eats this carbon. As Carl Sagan noted, we're made of star-stuff. What's left behind in a dying star is a glowing cinder with the mass of our sun... Read more
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Boston Globe
Linklater’s ‘Everybody Wants Some!!’ is dazed and amusedthe secret of winning at “Space Invaders,” and people can still confidently beg
Linklater’s ‘Everybody Wants Some!!’ is dazed and amused
Boston Globe / Posted 1 months ago
the secret of winning at “Space Invaders,” and people can still confidently begin sentences with the words, “It’s like Carl Sagan says. . .” What “Sweet Emotion” was to “Dazed and Confused,” so the Knack’s “My Sharona” is to this movie, and the... Read more
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