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Will TV be less worse from now on? We are skeptically optimistic!

We’re seeing a trend. First, Cosmos does well. Then, SyFy announces that they will cut development on “reality” paranormal shows. Now there is news that Neil DeGrasse Tyson is getting his OWN TV TALK SHOW and the new Discovery Channel president is saying some very interesting and positive things. This may be something… As we linked…

Manhattanhenge! An annual tradition.

So very pretty. But just a coincidence of architecture. There was no particular design to this. Quotes by the awesome NdGT. I like that this is becoming a thing. Manhattanhenge! A skyscraper sunset stops traffic in New York City – Cosmic Log. New Yorkers were wowed on Wednesday by a sunset that was perfectly framed…

Those “wonder”ful popular scientists. Praise them?

There is a bit of a dustup over a Guardian post, popular scientists, “wonder”, and stereotypes. Here we go… In an opinion piece, Eliane Glaser isn’t happy with scientists on TV, specifically, the words and ideas they use. Prof Brian Cox: physicist or priest? | Eliane Glaser | Comment is free | The Guardian. She…