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View Diary: Nerd Alert: President Obama Will Introduce Tonight's Premiere Of "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey" (200 comments)

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    what science is.  Many  Americans need a bit of a refresher on this, given the anti-science bent of so much right wing fundamentalist clap-trap.  We are only a few hundreds of years into science as a way to improve the well being of humanity so we will have to revisit foundational expositions such as the Cosmos show and others again and again until the lessons are learned.   This includes the history of severe persecution of the founders of the scientific view of the universe.  Mr. de Grasse Tyson is an admirable inheritor of the Sagan tradition, complete with a signed book welcoming the young Tyson into being an astronomer.  I thought the human part of Cosmos was  endearing.  And the science  facts are laid out with clarity.

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