Ann Druyan
Interview(s): Daniel Loxton and Ann Druyan
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 This week on Skepticality, Derek talks with Daniel Loxton about his latest book, Ankylosaur Attack. Then, checks in with Ann Druyan to discuss a bit about the current world of science and her current work on the sequel to the groundbreaking science miniseries, Cosmos and the upcoming 2012 Dragon*Con Skeptrack Carl Sagan Essay contest.
Show Notes
 

- Date – September 27th 2011
– Derek is alone once more
– You can send in your cool Science Shoutout to hosts@skepticality.com

Skeptic History Notes

The Majestic 12 authorization memo is dated September 24, 1947.
Chris Mooney was born September 20, 1977.
Jamie Hyneman was born September 25, 1956.
William Poundstone was born September 29, 1955.
Martin Robbins was born September 29, 1981.
Ben Radford was born October 2, 1970.
– The first episode of Skeptoid was October 3, 2006.
– You can read daily Skeptic History facts on Twitter or Facebook or download the new (free) JREF iPhone app.

Interview

- Ann Druyan co-wrote The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark with Carl Sagan.
– Had an experience much like the lead character from the book/movie Contact when younger.
– The audio records which were placed on the Voyager Space probes.
– Ann was a judge for the Sundance Film Festival.
– In 2009 she produced a video podcast series 'At Home in the Cosmos' with Annie Druyan.
– Get to work on your The Essence of Carl Sagan Essay Contest entry.
– The sequel to Cosmos is slated for a 2013 release on the Fox network, starring Neil deGrasse Tyson.
– For folks living in London, UK, you can get details about the Krauss talk and tickets here, which will be October 16, 2011, just enter KRAUSS in the discount field to get the 2 for 1 deal.

 

 



 
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