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Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey – Sisters of the Sun

June 24th, 2014 by Art  Assignment Universe  Film  Inspirational  Space

Cosmos is really hitting its groove. “Sisters of the Sun” puts light on the women pioneers that transformed astrophysics and our understanding of the Universe. Cecilia Payne, Annie Jump Cannon and Henrietta Leavitt are some of the Ladies of Harvard’s Observatory Hill.

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey – The Clean Room

June 23rd, 2014 by Art  Assignment Universe  Film  Inspirational

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey Episode VII “The Clean Room” has clearly demonstrated through beautiful storytelling the life saga of geochemist Dr. Clair C. Patterson. “His research was cited by environmentalists and scientists who successfully lobbied for the enactment of the Clean Air Act of 1970 and the phasing out of lead in gasoline, the main source of lead in the atmosphere.” – New York Times (December 8, 1995) Obituary for Clair C. Patterson

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey – Deeper, Deeper, Deeper Still

June 23rd, 2014 by Assignment Universe  Film  Inspirational

“The plants are softly breathing. With every breath we take we inhale as many molecules as there are stars in all the galaxies in the visible universe.” – Neil deGrasse Tyson

Bill Nye: Big Man on Campus – Support the Planetary Society!

June 23rd, 2014 by Assignment Universe  Inspirational

There’s nothing I believe in more strongly than getting young people interested in science and engineering…for a better tomorrow, for all humankind. I’m not kidding. – Bill Nye.

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey – Hiding in the Light

June 23rd, 2014 by Assignment Universe

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey Episode V “Hiding in the Light” – tells the story of abused child turned scientific genius Joseph von Fraunhofer (1787–1826). He is credited with inventing the field of astronomical spectroscopy and, along with English chemist William Hyde Wollaston, codified the “Fraunhofer lines” which maps the solar spectrum.

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey – Hiding in the Light

June 21st, 2014 by Assignment Universe  Film  Inspirational

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey Episode V “Hiding in the Light” – is beautiful and elegant like E=mc2 or Gershwin’s “American in Paris.”

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey – A Sky Full of Ghosts

June 20th, 2014 by Art  Assignment Universe  Film  Inspirational

“Give a kid a book and you change the world. In a way, even the universe” – Neil deGrasse Tyson (Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey – A Sky Full of Ghosts)

REVIEW: Dallas Symphony President JFK Memorial Concert

November 22nd, 2013 by Art  Assignment Universe  Film  Inspirational  Music

Creating a musical work to mark the 50th Anniversary of the “most traumatic historical event” of our time certainly challenged Mr. Tao. However, Tao succeeded in creating a musical tone poem that captured the emotions of the horrific event while balancing that horror with intervals of inner reflection and life’s fragility.