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Neil DeGrasse Tyson reboots Carl Sagan TV series Cosmos

Have you seen this meme? It's likely in jest, but science enthusiasts may enjoy imagining a White House run by these two popular science educators.

Have you seen this meme? It’s likely in jest, but science enthusiasts may enjoy imagining a White House run by these two popular science educators.

Along with Bill Nye (who, according to reports from news sources, is his best friend), Neil DeGrasse Tyson is a voice championing science educator. While Nye duked it out with Creation Museum founder Ken Ham in a creationism vs. evolution debate (blogged about over on Questia), Tyson has recently made his foray into Nye’s old territory: television. On March 9, Tyson, along with the National Geographic Channel, Fox, and executive producer Seth MacFarlane (of Family Guy fame) relaunched Cosmos, the television program that made Carl Sagan a household name and excited a generation of viewers about the possibilities of space exploration and the wonders of just how the universe was formed. But will the 13-episode reboot live up to the fame of the original? Read more