• Cosmos live blog episode 3: when knowledge conquered fear

    Well be a few minutes late but we’re organizing something cool tonight. Hang tight!

    Hmmm… when knowledge conquers fear. Sounds good to me.

    We’re live-blogging with the help of a room of astrobiologists this week. Britney Schmidt, Aaron Goldman, Steve Vance, David Grinspoon, Lucas Mix, Ty Robinson, and Matt Powell are all here watching this together. They’re are all in town for a workshop. So the tweets I put here are going to echo their thoughts quite a bit. (Also, a cosmos party game involving the words “universe,” “spaceship of the imagination,” religious references, and any Sagan-isms.) Good times.

    On Oort, who was discussed:


    Here’s another angle of our group live-tweet:

    World-renown astronomer Julianne Dalcanton in on the Hells Bells puns:

    Seriously: Dude had shots all over the world for this week’s episode: