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Neil deGrasse Tyson Addresses The Current Scientific Illi...

Neil deGrasse Tyson Addresses The Current Scientific Illiteracy Crisis

Last week astrophysicist and science populariser Neil deGrasse Tyson held a speech at Greensboro Coliseum, addressing the current crisis of science illiteracy that we are facing. Here is a summary of that speech: “Americans overall are bad at science. Scared of math. Poor at physics and engineering. Resistant to evolution. This science illiteracy,is a threat […]

We Are The Part Of The Universe That Knows The Universe

A seriously touching video of an astronomer explaning why astronomy matters to him, and how beautiful it is. Everyone needs to watch this “The Astronomer” – This experimental documentary features excerpts from an interview with Professor Tom Burns of Ohio Wesleyan University and Director of Perkins Observatory. “The Astronomer” is part of a larger project, […]