Celebrating Carl Sagan With Lou Friedman, Lynda Obst, Kip Thorne and More
Air Date: 11/12/2012
Run Time: 30:39
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- Chas Beichman, Executive Director, NExScI
- Louis D. Friedman, Board of Directors, The Planetary Society
- Emily Lakdawalla, Senior Editor and Planetary Evangelist, The Planetary Society
- Bill Nye, Chief Executive Officer
- Lynda Obst, Film and television producer, Lynda Obst Productions
- Kip Thorne, Richard Feynman Emeritus Professor of Theoretical Physics, CalTech
- Melissa Rice, MSL Science Team Collaborator, Caltech
November 9 was Planetary Society founder Carl Sagan's birthday, so we gathered a few of his close friends and several young scientists he inspired in front of a live audience. They also helped us celebrate Planetary Radio's 10th anniversary! You’ll hear Bill Nye the Science Guy, renowned physicist Kip Thorne, “Contact” producer Lynda Obst, Planetary Society co-founder Lou Friedman, NExScI Executive Director Chas Beichman and many more.
- Complete Carl Sagan Celebration, now in exciting PseudoVideo!
- The first ever Sagan Slam
- Lynda Obst Productions
- The founders of the Planetary Society
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