Cosmos: Making Science Interesting Again

March 12, 2014  • Institute Contributor

On Sunday, the Fox Networks aired the first of a 13-part reboot of the science documentary classic “Cosmos: A Personal Voyage.”. Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, the closest it gets to a science rockstar, narrates the reiteration that includes audio clips from original narrator and co-writer Carl Sagan. The new “Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey” producers include Sagan’s widow Ann Druyan and “Family Guy”
creator Seth MacFarlane, who aimed to reestablish interest and intrigue in the sciences.

We’ve gathered some of our favorite videos exploring science, space, and our relationships with them. Watch the playlist above to learn about the possibility of an asteroid hitting Earth, the Higgs-Boson Particle, and the importance of science education. What are your favorite topics and discussions on the sciences? Tell us in the comments below.