Tag Archives: Carl Sagan

The Attack on Astrology and Academic Freedom in Spain

A recent article in El Confidencial, News of Galicia, reported that a Spanish university, UNED, had cancelled an astrology course due to pressure from a group of skeptics, expressed through social media.  At first the university lied about its motives, stating … Continue reading

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“The Day I Met Carl Sagan” — Neil deGrasse Tyson

Recently I’ve been watching the series Cosmos by Neil deGrasse Tyson because cosmology has always fascinated me and I enjoy the teaching style of Dr. Tyson.  I was a bit dismayed by his lack of knowledge of history (he misrepresented the … Continue reading

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