Category Archives: Film

“Neil deGrasse Tyson Remembers His First Meeting with Carl Sagan” at Open Culture

“Neil deGrasse Tyson Remembers His First Meeting with Carl Sagan” at Open Culture. → Read the article and watch the video ← Skeptic Trumps Cards by Crispian Jago, Caricatures by Neil Davies

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Mathematics in Film

I’ve ventured into two mathematical films recently – Proof (2005) and Dark Matter (2007). Proof is the story of Catherine (Gwyneth Paltrow), a daughter of a schizophrenic (?) mathematician Robert (Anthony Hopkins), who allegedly writes a brilliant paradigm-shifting proof then hides it away out of fear of… success? Becoming her father? It’s based on David […]

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Carl Sagan – "Cosmos" Remixed

As an aspiring professional musician, one of my musical interests lie in the creation of science music. That is, music to inspire and educate about the sciences and their history, in much the same way science fiction does through print and film media. So when I came across Symphony of Science‘s, “A Glorious Dawn” featuring […]

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Powers of Ten. Your Body. The Universe.

If you’ve taken an astronomy class you’ve probably seen this awesome 1977 vintage video using really cool graphics and editing for the time (even still) to convey a sense of what powers of ten looks like. Music is Gas – Microscopic, was edited in, and is available as a free download.

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Telescopes

Things are a little quiet on the exoplanet front. Either that or I’m too busy with school to really delve. So here are some telescope videos with heavenly epic inspirational space music, or something thereabouts. http://www.eyesontheskies.org/ Beginning of the Eyes On The Skies movie. 400 years of Telescopes. Go here for the rest. Spitzer Some […]

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