Famous American astronomer, astrophysicist and author who popularised science via his books and TV series.
If his presentation of Cosmos wasn’t enough to make him immensely famous, Carl Sagan has now become part of popular culture with a meme featuring him with a quizzical expression – the “Dude What” meme.
John Boswell, an electronic musician, created a project called Symphony of Science that consist of twenty songs, and their corresponding videos. They feature several popularisers of science and famous scientists like Carl Sagan, Stephen Hawking, Bill Nye, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Richard Dawkins and many more. The first song A Glorious Dawn starts with the Sagan ‘singing’ memorable lines from his TV program.
Starting out in 1990 as unix shell search scripts and four lists (of actors, actresses, dead actors/actresses and directors), IMDb was made into an independent web site developed and maintained by Col Needham and his friends. [more...]