We begin (and end) in one of Carl Sagan's favorite virtual environments from the original series: the Library of Alexandria. Sagan used the Library as a cautionary tale about what can be lost when a civilization is careless with its knowledge, but Tyson u more
"Cosmos" wrapped its 13-episode run this week by emphasizing the importance of knowledge and critical thinking by way of the scientific method in "Unafraid of the Dark." Read More...
Last night's episode of Cosmos was about carbon dioxide, the greenhouse effect, and the hopeful possibilities for humanity's future on Earth.
Is it getting hot in here? In what is likely to prove one of its most controversial episodes yet, this week's "Cosmos" lays out the powerful scientific case for climate change, framed within a tale of two planets: Venus and Earth. Read More...
Cosmos on weed cuts through the middleman and delivers the reality. Getting stoned and watching Cosmos is great. Because space is rad .
We take so much of modern technology for granted: radio, telephones, film and television, computers, and the Internet all enable us to communicate at the speed of light. But we would not have any of those things without the efforts of hundreds of scientis more
When most of us think about extinction, chances are we recall that infamous asteroid that killed off the dinosaurs 66 million years ago – a.k.a., the K/T extinction event. This week's episode of "Cosmos": "The Lost Worlds of Planet Earth," takes us back 2 more
Ask most people to name a famous scientist and — assuming they don’t draw a blank — they will likely cite Albert Einstein, Isaac Newton, Stephen Hawking or possibly Cosmos host Neil de Grasse Tyson. You know, someone with high name recognition. And that s more