Carl Sagan Lives Again – Via Remix

I remember watching “Cosmos: A Personal Voyage” in 1980 or 81 in Lubbock, Texas while attending Texas Tech.  It was an inspiring 13-part PBS television series, hosted by Carl Sagan, on topics of the universe, science, and nature; probably a true parent of many of the shows we see on Discovery, NatGeo, and History channels today. As of 2009, it was still the most widely watched PBS series in the world, seen by over 500 million people. Carl Sagan and others live again, in a series of science-based remixes.  I’m sure he would be disappointed that we haven’t tackled human travel to Mars in the 30 years since 1981.

John Boswel, aka “Melody Sheep” at “Symphony of Science” says: “. The goal of the project is to bring scientific knowledge and philosophy to the public, in a novel way, through the medium of music.”  His videos consist of popular TV scientists, along with TED conference speakers.  John has a knack of selecting some of the most amazing “sound-bytes” or phrases from these scientists; and then he remixes them into music videos that I found inspirational.

The “Glorious Dawn” remix was created in 2009, but I just heard it today.  (You can download mp3 here.)  There are now 28 videos in the collection.

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