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Thursday, March 6, 2014

A Successor to Sagan Reboots ‘Cosmos’

In case you don't know what to do with yourself Sunday night, and the next dozen:

“Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey” comes at a critical moment for a society that is increasingly fragmented.

If we are going to decide big issues, like eating genetically modified food, fracking for natural gas, responding to the prospect of drastic climate change, exploring space or engaging in ambitious science research, we are going to have to start from some common experience.

As Daniel Patrick Moynihan, the longtime senator from New York, once said, everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not to his own facts. So where are we going to get them? ...A Successor to Sagan Reboots ‘Cosmos’ - NYTimes.com
Get some of 'em from "Cosmos"...

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