Many scientists and science communicators often say “I wish we had another Carl Sagan.” While it is heartening to hear people - especially scientists - acknowledge the need for this, it is at the same time frustrating. First, this is something we should not just wish for. Carl Sagan was, in many ways, a super
The background image for this blog is a picture taken by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft. It is looking past Saturn, and through its rings you can see the Earth as a “Pale Blue .”
— Carl Sagan
The “pale white dot” in our masthead is the moon, about to transit across the Earth. The image was taken by .