Astrophysicist and host of the Emmy Award winning COSMOS: A SpaceTime Odyssey. Taking you on a fantastic journey through our universe. Explore the Cosmos and beyond!
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Internationally renown anti-fracking activist and biologist, Steingraber reveals the harm unsafe chemicals in our environment have on our health…and our children’s health
Charles Mann offers valuable insights into the most important event of the last 500 years – the European discovery of the Americas — in his award winning books 1491 and 1493
Called “the Father of Environmental Justice,” Dr. Bullard has been the leading voice against environmental racism for decades, including the recent Flint water crisis.
Hernandez writes about the intersections of gender, race, and feminism, and the media representations of women of color, most recently in her memoir A Cup Of Water Under My Bed
Dr. Ramirez is a “science evangelist” who is passionate about getting the audiences excited about science. She inspires young people to consider STEM careers.
Equal pay for equal work! Crusader for women’s rights in the workplace and namesake of the Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act.
National Book Award winner for Middle Passage, Charles Johnson has also written the novels Oxherding Tale, Dreamer, and Faith and the Good Thing.
What will the next new virus look like? Will it be drug-resistant? Where will it happen next? These are the questions Sonia Shah addresses in her newest book, Pandemic.
Part of the IPCC team that won the Nobel Peace Prize, Dr. Mann is an award-winning climate scientist and central figure in the debate over climate change.
New York Times best-selling author of The Finest Hours, Tougias shares incredible survival stories, and shares lessons about decision-making, goal attainment, and resilience.
Pulitzer Prize winner for The Making of the Atomic Bomb, Rhodes has written two other critically acclaimed books on nuclear warfare.
Law professor, civil rights activist, and Native American, Williams has established a notable career in the fields of Native American and International law and indigenous people’s rights.
One of Ms. Magazine’s “21 Feminists to Watch”, Sen is President and Executive Director of Race Forward: The Center for Racial Justice Innovation and publisher of Colorlines.
Visionary CEO of Mars One, Bas intends to create permanent human settlement on Mars in 2027. Gifted with an entrepreneurial spirit, Bas inspires audiences to dream big!
Award winning poet, novelist, and essayist. Recipient of many awards including the Pushcart Prize and the Peabody Award. Long-time NPR contributor
Legendary icon — singer, activist, scholar, artist — inspires audiences with a moving and memorable mixture of song and spoken word.