In a way, this is the best science fiction video of the year. It is also an inspirational tale about humans wandering amongst stars. And planets. And moons.
We all cherish our beliefs, because they help define who we are. Skeptical inquiry may challenge those beliefs, and can thus come across as an attitude that lacks compassion and empathy.
A skeptic seeks the evidence, even when the truth is uncomfortable. And there are tools that can help along the way.
You may have seen that sci-fi film in which Jodie Foster stars as a brilliant and gutsy SETI scientist who comes into contact with extraterrestrial life. It’s an inspiring movie, and one of those rare cases when I thoroughly enjoyed both the book and its screen version. It was the only novel Carl Sagan ever published … Continue reading On Carl Sagan | Day 101