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The third episode of COSMOS talked about comets, Edmund Halley, and Sir Isaac Newton (among other things). Our guest speaker for the weekly viewing party was Dr. Seth Shostack, an astronomer with the SETI Institute who has a deep interest in space exploration and astrobiology. Did watching the episode and listening to the guest speaker spark your interest in learning more about these topics? Super! Here is a brief list of books to get you started (and as always those that can be found in some of our local independent bookstores have a note about that next to them): Edmond Halley: Charting the Heavens [...]
Tue, Mar 25, 2014
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Last Sunday’s episode was all about the evolution of life on our world. Did it spark your interest in learning more about evolution, natural and artificial selection, and the Tree of Life? Did you attend our viewing party at Mobius Science Center and hear Dr. Kamesh Sankaran speak about comets and asteroids and are now curious about learning about them more in-depth? Awesome! Here is a brief list of books to get you started (and once again those that can be found in some of our local bookstores have a note about that next to them): The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence [...]
Mon, Mar 17, 2014
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cosmoscarlsagan
Did Sunday’s premiere episode of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey spark your interest in science, space, Carl Sagan, or Neil deGrasse Tyson? Did you attend our viewing party at Mobius Science Center and are now curious about Dr. Kevin Decker and his series on philosophy and pop culture? Awesome! Here is a list of books to get you started (those that can be found at bookstores in Spokane have a note next to them to let you know; also this is not a full list of all books by these authors, just a few to mention today): Cosmos by Carl Sagan (Auntie’s Bookstore, 2nd [...]
Tue, Mar 11, 2014
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