Awesome Sauce Music Friday

Awesome Sauce Music Friday! Glorious Dawn Edition

Hey guys! There’s a new Cosmos trailer! Are you as excited as I am? Check it out. As you probably know, this is basically a reboot of Carl Sagan’s classic miniseries. It makes me excited – well, extra excited – about science just thinking about it. But I’ll never forget …

SpaceStuff You'll LIke

Awe-stronomy Day

Today is Astronomy Day! Today is a day for stargazing and telescope pointing and squinting into eyepieces and being grouchy when clouds get in your way. It's a day for awe at the night sky, and watching others' faces light up under the stars. So today, let's talk some history, some …


“We’ve stopped dreaming.”

NDT on Real Time with Bill Maher, being amazing – and correct – as usual. Via PZ Myers at Pharyngula.

Media Skepticism

Neil deGrasse Tyson is very serious about a Pulitzer for The Onion

For the clueless/foreigners among us, The Onion is a delightful little parody newspaper; self-proclaimed “America’s Finest News Source.” Recently, the publication has started a campaign to win a Pulitzer Prize. Here is the form letter that you, a concerned citizen, can send to the Pulitzer committee, those “ignorant, negligent swine.” …