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Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey – The Immortals

June 28th, 2014 by Art  Assignment Universe  Film  Inspirational

“In one respect, we are ahead of the ancient people of Mesopotamia. Unlike them, we understand what is happening to our world. Yet our civilization is in the grip of denial. A kind paralysis. There’s a disconnect between what we know and what we do. Being able to adapt our behavior to challenges is as good a definition of intelligence as any I know.” – Neil deGrasse Tyson

Neil de Grasse Tyson, Science Literacy and the Legacy of Cosmos

June 28th, 2014 by Art  Assignment Universe  Film  Inspirational

“What is the rightful place of science literacy? It’s that as many people in this nation should be as science literate as possible so that they can make informed decisions about issues that affect the health and well being of this nation and of themselves.” – Neil deGrasse Tyson

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey – The Immortals

June 27th, 2014 by Art  Assignment Universe  Film  Inspirational  Space

“Today we have a single global civilization. How long will it live? There are so many ways for a cilivization to die.” – Neil deGrasse Tyson

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey – The Immortals

June 27th, 2014 by Art  Assignment Universe  Film  Inspirational  Space

“Are there any beings out there like us? Do they ask the same questions? Do they share our fears? Do they have heroes and adventurers?” – Neil deGrasse Tyson

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey – The Electric Boy

June 26th, 2014 by Art  Assignment Universe  Film  Inspirational

“Michael Faraday…created a series of Christmas Lectures on science for the young. Beginning in 1825 and continuing to this day.” – Neil deGrasse Tyson

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey – The Electric Boy

June 26th, 2014 by Art  Assignment Universe  Film  Inspirational  Space

“By showing that an electro-magnetic force could manipulate light, Michael Faraday had discovered a deeper unity of nature. He had opened a door for Einstein and all the physicists that came after him to glimpse the interplay of hidden primal forces in the Universe.” – Neil deGrasse Tyson

Neil deGrasse Tyson – Poetry of Science

June 25th, 2014 by Assignment Universe  Inspirational

“I will never require you to believe anything. It will only ever be about how compelling the evidence is to you.” – Neil deGrasse Tyson (2010)

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey – The Lost Worlds of Planet Earth

June 25th, 2014 by Art  Assignment Universe  Film  Inspirational  Space

COSMOS “The Lost Worlds of Planet Earth” is a cautionary tale addressed to the human species. Carl Sagan’s warning to us all is amplified by Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson in the COSMOS reboot.

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey – Sisters of the Sun

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

“We pulled the stars from the skies and brought them down to Earth. But at what cost? When we turn on all these lights, we lost something precious…the Stars.” – Neil deGrasse Tyson

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.