Weekly Round Up: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Sonia Shah, Jessica Valenti

Happy Wednesday! Let’s see what our speakers are up to this week:   Neil deGrasse Tyson has some solid words of wisdom for your eclipse watching next Monday: Don’t record it with your phone – experience it in real time!   Sonia Shah has a new book deal! The Next Great Migration is the working …Read More

Weekly Round Up: Derrick Pitts, Robert Bullard, Daniel H. Wilson

Happy Wednesday! Let’s see what our speakers are up to this week:     Derrick Pitts has more info for you eclipse viewers!  This will be a once in a lifetime event for most folks, so be sure to view it …. Safely!     Robert Bullard, already concerned about the likely cuts to the …Read More

Weekly Round Up: Arn Chorn Pond, Daniel H. Wilson, Neil deGrasse Tyson

Happy Wednesday! Let’s see what our speakers have been up to this week:   Did you know Cambodia has long tradition of their own opera?  Arn Chorn Pond and Cambodia Living Arts will be bringing one to the US this winter. It’s a requiem for those killed during the Khmer Rouge genocide. Should be powerful …Read More

Weekly Round Up: Jeff Lieberman, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Stacy Malkan

Happy Wednesday! Let’s see what our speakers have been up to this week:   If you’re in the Boston/Cambridge area next Wednesday, you can experience the newest art installation by Jeff Lieberman (and his partner Dan Paluska).  They’re not saying what the piece is, other than the name: “Fish Out Of Water”. So, will it …Read More

Weekly Round Up: Jianli Yang, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Jessica Valenti

Happy Wednesday! Let’s see what our speakers are up to this week:   While the world mourns the passing of Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobos, Jianli Yang addressed a Senate Foreign Relations subcommittee to challenge the government’s human rights policies with China.   Congratulations to Neil deGrasse Tyson! Besides his book remaining on the …Read More

Weekly Round Up: Stephanie Coontz, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Amber Madison

Happy Thursday! Let’s see what our speakers are up to this week.   Ever wonder how the 25th wedding anniversary became the ‘silver’?  Stephanie Coontz will fill you in.   Here’s a sneak peek at Neil deGrasse Tyson and family, from this coming Sunday’s “Celebrity Family Feud”. They’re an enthusiastic bunch!   Amber Madison has …Read More

Weekly Round Up: Robert Kirshner, Jessica Valenti

Happy Wednesday! An abbreviated blog post for an abbreviated week!   The coming solar eclipse (August 21) will sweep across the US from Oregon to South Carolina. If you are in the path of totality, or even if you’re not, you do NOT want to look directly at the sun!  Regular sunglasses will not help …Read More

Weekly Update: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Steve Brodner, Jessica Valenti

Happy Wednesday! Let’s see what our speakers are up to this week:   Lots of great reviews coming in on Neil deGrasse Tyson’s new book Astrophysics for People in A Hurry, and a great example is this one.  My favorite part is in the author note at the bottom of the article: “J. Kemper Campbell, …Read More

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