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Action Comics is an American comic book series that introduced Superman, one of the first major superhero characters.
Albert Einstein (14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955) was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics (alongside quantum mechanics).
The American Humanist Association (AHA) is an educational organization in the United States that advances secular humanism, a philosophy of life that, without theism or other supernatural beliefs, affirms the ability and responsibility of human beings to lead personal lives of ethical fulfillment that aspire to the greater good of humanity.
The American Museum of Natural History (abbreviated as AMNH), located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, New York City, is one of the largest museums in the world.
Astrophysics is the branch of astronomy that employs the principles of physics and chemistry "to ascertain the nature of the astronomical objects, rather than their positions or motions in space".
Astrophysics for People in a Hurry is a 2017 popular science book by Neil deGrasse Tyson, centering around a number of basic questions about the universe.
Avenged Sevenfold (sometimes abbreviated as A7X) is an American heavy metal band from Huntington Beach, California, formed in 1999.
A Bachelor of Arts (BA or AB, from the Latin baccalaureus artium or artium baccalaureus) is a bachelor's degree awarded for an undergraduate course or program in either the liberal arts, sciences, or both.
Ballet is a type of performance dance that originated during the Italian Renaissance in the 15th century and later developed into a concert dance form in France and Russia.
The Baruch College (officially, Bernard M. Baruch College) is a public research university in the Manhattan borough of New York City.
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is a 2016 American superhero film featuring the DC Comics characters Batman and Superman.
Benny Josef Peiser (born 1957) is a social anthropologist specialising in the environmental and socio-economic impact of physical activity on health.
Beyond Belief: Science, Religion, Reason and Survival, the first of The Science Network's annual Beyond Belief symposia, held from November 5–7, 2006 at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, California, was described by The New York Times, as "a free-for-all on science and religion," which seemed at times like "the founding convention for a political party built on a single plank: in a world dangerously charged with ideology, science needs to take on an evangelical role, vying with religion as teller of the greatest story ever told.".
Big Think, a multimedia web portal, was founded in 2007 with the intent to organize and connect information on the internet.
William Maher (born January 20, 1956) is an American comedian, political commentator, and television host.
William Sanford Nye (born November 27, 1955), popularly known as Bill Nye the Science Guy, is an American science communicator, television presenter, and mechanical engineer.
Bloomfield College is a four-year private liberal arts college located in Bloomfield, New Jersey.
BoJack Horseman is an American adult animated black comedy-drama series created by Raphael Bob-Waksberg.
Brian Paul Schmidt (born on 24 February 1967 in Missoula, Montana) is the Vice-Chancellor of the Australian National University (ANU).
The British West Indies, sometimes abbreviated to the BWI, is a collective term for the British territories in the Caribbean: Anguilla, Bermuda, the Cayman Islands, Turks and Caicos Islands, Montserrat and the British Virgin Islands.
The Bronx High School of Science (commonly called Bronx Science or Science, and formerly Science High) is an elite public high school in New York City.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine is an American police television sitcom that premiered on Fox on September 17, 2013.
In astronomy, a bulge is a tightly packed group of stars within a larger formation.
The Calán/Tololo Supernova Survey was a supernova survey that ran from 1989-1995 at the University of Chile and the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory to measure a Hubble diagram out to reshifts of 0.1.
"Caper Chase" is the nineteenth episode of the twenty-eighth season of the animated television series The Simpsons, and the 615th episode of the series overall.
Carl Edward Sagan (November 9, 1934 – December 20, 1996) was an American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist, astrobiologist, author, science popularizer, and science communicator in astronomy and other natural sciences.
Castle Hill is primarily a residential neighborhood geographically located in the South Central section of the borough of the Bronx in New York City.
The Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory (CTIO) is an astronomical observatory located on Cerro Tololo in the Coquimbo Region of northern Chile, with additional facilities located on Cerro Pachón about to the southeast.
ChicagoNow is a blogging site managed by tronc, Inc., owner of the print Chicago Tribune newspaper.
Chuck Nice (born July 10, 1966) is an American stand up comic and radio personality from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where he started his career leading the karaoke room atop new-wave dance club The Bank.
CinemaSins is a movie-related YouTube channel created by Jeremy Scott and Chris Atkinson.
The College of Staten Island (CSI) is a public college in Staten Island, New York.
Columbia University (Columbia; officially Columbia University in the City of New York), established in 1754, is a private Ivy League research university in Upper Manhattan, New York City.
The Commission on the Future of the United States Aerospace Industry was formed jointly by United States President George W. Bush and the United States Congress in 2001.
Cornell University is a private and statutory Ivy League research university located in Ithaca, New York.
Corvus is a small constellation in the Southern Celestial Hemisphere.
The cosmic distance ladder (also known as the extragalactic distance scale) is the succession of methods by which astronomers determine the distances to celestial objects.
Cosmos: A Personal Voyage is a thirteen-part television series written by Carl Sagan, Ann Druyan, and Steven Soter, with Sagan as presenter.
Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey is a 2014 American science documentary television series.
The Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Reality Host is one of the award categories presented annually by the Critics' Choice Television Awards (BTJA) to recognize the work done by television hosts.
Currier House is one of twelve undergraduate residential Houses of Harvard College, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States.
In physical cosmology and astronomy, dark energy is an unknown form of energy which is hypothesized to permeate all of space, tending to accelerate the expansion of the universe.
David Hamilton Koch (born May 3, 1940) is an American businessman, philanthropist, political activist, and chemical engineer.
David Nathaniel Spergel (born March 25, 1961), is an American theoretical astrophysicist and Princeton University professor known for his work on the WMAP (Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe) mission.
DC Comics, Inc. is an American comic book publisher.
Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries is a 2007 popular science book written by Neil deGrasse Tyson.
Deerfield Academy (also known as Deerfield or DA) is a highly selective, independent, coeducational school in Deerfield, Massachusetts for boarding and day students in grades 9-12 and post-graduate (PG).
Digital Trends is a technology news, lifestyle, and information website that publishes news, reviews, guides, how-to articles, descriptive videos and podcasts about technology and consumer electronics products.
Discover is an American general audience science magazine launched in October 1980 by Time Inc.
A Doctor of Philosophy (PhD or Ph.D.; Latin Philosophiae doctor) is the highest academic degree awarded by universities in most countries.
Dominican College, also known as Dominican College of Blauvelt, is an independent, four-year and master's-level liberal arts college in Orangeburg, New York.
A dwarf planet is a planetary-mass object that is neither a planet nor a natural satellite.
Earth is the third planet from the Sun and the only astronomical object known to harbor life.
Eastern Connecticut State University (Eastern, Eastern Connecticut, Eastern Connecticut State, or ECSU) is a public, coeducational liberal arts university in Willimantic, Connecticut.
Ebony is a monthly magazine for the African-American market.
Empathy is the capacity to understand or feel what another person is experiencing from within their frame of reference, i.e., the capacity to place oneself in another's position.
Europa Report is a 2013 science fiction film directed by Sebastián Cordero, starring Christian Camargo, Anamaria Marinca, Michael Nyqvist, Daniel Wu, Karolina Wydra and Sharlto Copley.
Everybody (stylized as ΞVERYBODY) is the third studio album by American rapper Logic.
The planet Mars has been explored remotely by spacecraft.
Family Guy is an American animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane for the Fox Broadcasting Company.
The federal government of the United States (U.S. federal government) is the national government of the United States, a constitutional republic in North America, composed of 50 states, one district, Washington, D.C. (the nation's capital), and several territories.
Feel the Real is the eighth studio album by American R&B singer-songwriter Musiq Soulchild.
The Fox Broadcasting Company (often shortened to Fox and stylized as FOX) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Fox Entertainment Group, a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox.
Fox Life (stylised as FOXlife) is a television network, launched by the Fox Broadcasting Company, which airs across Latin America, Europe (also available in HD, starting February 2012, in Italy), Southeast Asia, and Japan (changed its name to FOX bs238 in October 2011).
Frederick Phineas Rose (1923–1999) was an American real estate developer, philanthropist, and member of the Rose family.
Futurama: Worlds of Tomorrow is a freemium mobile game for iOS and Android, based on the American animated series Futurama.
Future-Worm! is an American comic science fiction animated television series created by Ryan Quincy, who previously created IFC's Out There, for Disney XD.
FX (originally an initialism of Fox Extended, pronounced and suggesting "effects") is an American basic cable and satellite television channel based in Los Angeles, California, owned by 21st Century Fox through FX Networks, LLC.
Galactic astronomy is the study of the Milky Way galaxy and all its contents.
George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009.
Gerontology is the study of the social, cultural, psychological, cognitive, and biological aspects of ageing.
Gettysburg College is a private, four-year liberal arts college in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
This is a glossary of video game terms which lists the general terms as commonly used in Wikipedia articles related to video games and its industry.
The Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album has been awarded since 1959.
Grantland was a sports and pop-culture blog owned and operated by ESPN. The blog was started in 2011 by veteran writer and sports journalist Bill Simmons, who remained as editor-in-chief until May 2015. Grantland was named after famed 20th-century sportswriter Grantland Rice (1880–1954). On October 30, 2015, ESPN announced that it was ending the publication of Grantland.
Gravity is a 2013 science fiction thriller film directed, co-written, co-edited, and produced by Alfonso Cuarón.
Gravity Falls is an American animated television series produced by Disney Television Animation originally for Disney Channel (and then later for Disney XD) from June 15, 2012, to February 15, 2016.
The grid plan, grid street plan, or gridiron plan is a type of city plan in which streets run at right angles to each other, forming a grid.
In show business, a guest appearance is the participation of an outsider performer (such as a musician or actor) in an event such as a music record or concert, show, etc., when the performer does not belong to the regular cast, band or other performing group.
Gary Grice (born August 22, 1966), better known by his stage names GZA and the Genius, is an American rapper and songwriter.
Harlem Youth Opportunities Unlimited, more commonly called HARYOU, was an American social activism organization founded by psychologists Kenneth Clark and Mamie Phipps Clark in 1962.
Harvard College is the undergraduate liberal arts college of Harvard University.
Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Home Box Office (HBO) is an American premium cable and satellite television network of Home Box Office, Inc..
HipHopDX is an online magazine of hip hop music criticism and news.
History (originally The History Channel from 1995 to 2008) is a history-based digital cable and satellite television network that is owned by A&E Networks, a joint venture between the Hearst Communications and the Disney–ABC Television Group division of the Walt Disney Company.
Horizon is an ongoing and long-running British documentary television series on BBC that covers science and philosophy.
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) is an American non-profit medical research organization based in Chevy Chase, Maryland.
The Hubbard Medal is awarded by the National Geographic Society for distinction in exploration, discovery, and research.
Hubble's law is the name for the observation in physical cosmology that.
HuffPost (formerly The Huffington Post and sometimes abbreviated HuffPo) is a liberal American news and opinion website and blog that has both localized and international editions.
I Am America (And So Can You!) is a 2007 satirical book by American comedian Stephen Colbert and the writers of The Colbert Report.
Ice Age: Collision Course is a 2016 American computer animated comedy film produced by Blue Sky Studios.
Intelligent design (ID) is a religious argument for the existence of God, presented by its proponents as "an evidence-based scientific theory about life's origins",Numbers 2006, p. 373; " captured headlines for its bold attempt to rewrite the basic rules of science and its claim to have found indisputable evidence of a God-like being.
The International Astronomical Union (IAU; Union astronomique internationale, UAI) is an international association of professional astronomers, at the PhD level and beyond, active in professional research and education in astronomy.
Interstellar is a 2014 epic science fiction film directed, co-written, and co-produced by Christopher Nolan.
io9 is a blog launched in 2008 by Gawker Media, which focuses on the subjects of science fiction, fantasy, futurism, science, technology and related areas.
Four distinct awards have been named for writer, chemist, and humanist Isaac Asimov.
Sir Isaac Newton (25 December 1642 – 20 March 1726/27) was an English mathematician, astronomer, theologian, author and physicist (described in his own day as a "natural philosopher") who is widely recognised as one of the most influential scientists of all time, and a key figure in the scientific revolution.
Ithaca is a city in the Finger Lakes region of New York.
John Richard Gott III (born February 8, 1947 in Louisville, Kentucky) is a professor of astrophysical sciences at Princeton University.
James Randi (born Randall James Hamilton Zwinge; August 7, 1928) is a Canadian-American retired stage magician and a scientific skeptic who has extensively challenged paranormal and pseudoscientific claims.
The James Randi Educational Foundation (JREF) is an American grant-making foundation.
Jazz dance is the performance dance technique and style that emerged in America in the early twentieth century.
John Vliet Lindsay (November 24, 1921 – December 19, 2000) was an American politician, lawyer, and broadcaster.
KEIB (1150 AM) is a radio station licensed to Los Angeles, California, and serving Greater Los Angeles.
The Klopsteg Memorial Award is given to a notable physicist in memory of Paul E. Klopsteg.
Krypton is a fictional planet appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.
Late Night with Conan O'Brien is an American late-night talk show hosted by Conan O'Brien that aired 2,725 episodes on NBC between 1993 and 2009.
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon is an American late-night talk show hosted by comedian Jimmy Fallon.
Lazer Team is a 2015 American science fiction action comedy film directed, produced, and co-written by Matt Hullum.
Leighann Lord is an American comedian, writer, and actress.
A letterman, in U.S. activities/sports, is a high school or college student who has met a specified level of participation or performance on a varsity team.
LHS 2520, also known as Gliese 3707, is a red dwarf star in the constellation Corvus.
The light-year is a unit of length used to express astronomical distances and measures about 9.5 trillion kilometres or 5.9 trillion miles.
Sir Robert Bryson Hall II (born January 22, 1990), known by his stage name Logic, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
Lower Manhattan, also known as Downtown Manhattan or Downtown New York, is the southernmost part of Manhattan, the central borough for business, culture, and government in the City of New York, which itself originated at the southern tip of Manhattan Island in 1624, at a point which now constitutes the present-day Financial District.
Lynne Koplitz is an American stand-up comedian and actress.
Manhattan is the most densely populated borough of New York City, its economic and administrative center, and its historical birthplace.
Manhattanhenge, also called the Manhattan Solstice, is an event during which the setting sun or the rising sun is aligned with the east–west streets of the main street grid of Manhattan, New York City.
Mars is a documentary and science fiction television series produced by National Geographic, which premiered on November 14, 2016, on their channel, and FX.
Martha Speaks is an American-Canadian children's educational animated television series based on the 1992 children's book of the same name by Susan Meddaugh, about a talking dog named Martha (voiced by Tabitha St. Germain), who is owned by ten-year-old Helen Lorraine (known in the books as Helen Finney).
Massimo Pigliucci (born January 16, 1964) is Professor of Philosophy at CUNY-City College, formerly co-host of the Rationally Speaking Podcast, and formerly the editor in chief for the online magazine Scientia Salon.
A Master of Arts (Magister Artium; abbreviated MA; also Artium Magister, abbreviated AM) is a person who was admitted to a type of master's degree awarded by universities in many countries, and the degree is also named Master of Arts in colloquial speech.
The Master of Philosophy (abbr. M.Phil. or MPhil, sometimes Ph.M.; Latin Magister Philosophiae or Philosophiae Magister) is a postgraduate degree.
Metal Hammer (sometimes known as MetalHammer) is a monthly heavy metal music magazine, published in the United Kingdom by Future Plc and in several other countries by different publishers.
Miranda, also designated Uranus V, is the smallest and innermost of Uranus's five round satellites.
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (MNRAS) is a peer-reviewed scientific journal covering research in astronomy and astrophysics.
Mount Holyoke College is a liberal arts college for women, in South Hadley, Massachusetts, United States.
Taalib Johnson, professionally known as Musiq Soulchild or simply Musiq (born September 16, 1977) is an American singer and songwriter whose style blends R&B, funk, blues, jazz, gospel influences fused with hip hop.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research.
The NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal is an award similar to the NASA Distinguished Service Medal, but awarded to non-government personnel.
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) is a United States nonprofit, non-governmental organization.
National Geographic (formerly the National Geographic Magazine and branded also as NAT GEO or) is the official magazine of the National Geographic Society.
National Geographic (formerly National Geographic Channel and also commercially abbreviated and trademarked as Nat Geo or Nat Geo TV) is an American digital cable and satellite television network that is owned by National Geographic Partners, majority-owned by 21st Century Fox with the remainder owned by the National Geographic Society.
The National Geographic Society (NGS), headquartered in Washington, D.C., United States, is one of the largest non-profit scientific and educational institutions in the world.
Natural History is a natural history magazine published in the United States.
Nerdist Industries, LLC is part of the digital division of Legendary Entertainment.
Nevis is a small island in the Caribbean Sea that forms part of the inner arc of the Leeward Islands chain of the West Indies.
The New York Post is the fourth-largest newspaper in the United States and a leading digital media publisher that reached more than 57 million unique visitors in the U.S. in January 2017.
The Nobel Prize in Physics (Nobelpriset i fysik) is a yearly award given by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences for those who conferred the most outstanding contributions for mankind in the field of physics.
Northeastern University (NU, formerly NEU) is a private research university in Boston, Massachusetts, established in 1898.
Nova (stylized NOVΛ) is an American popular science television series produced by WGBH Boston.
Nova ScienceNow (styled NOVA scienceNOW) is a spinoff of the long-running and venerable PBS science program Nova.
National Public Radio (usually shortened to NPR, stylized as npr) is an American privately and publicly funded non-profit membership media organization based in Washington, D.C. It serves as a national syndicator to a network of over 1,000 public radio stations in the United States.
Opie and Anthony is an American radio show hosted by Gregg "Opie" Hughes and Anthony Cumia that aired from 1995 to 2014, with comedian Jim Norton serving as co-host from 2001.
Pace University is a private institution that was founded in 1906.
Paul Mecurio (born Paul Mercurio) is a Rhode Island-born comedian featured on Comedy Central Presents.
The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is an American public broadcaster and television program distributor.
Penny4NASA is a campaign run by the Space Advocates nonprofit, a nonpartisan organization seeking to promote the expansion of funding for the economic, scientific and cultural value of the United States' national space program by advocating an increase in the budget for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to at least one percent of the United States Federal Budget.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA; stylized PeTA) is an American animal rights organization based in Norfolk, Virginia, and led by Ingrid Newkirk, its international president.
Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, also ΦΘΚ or sometimes PTK, is the international honor society of two-year colleges and academic programs, particularly state colleges and community colleges.
Physical cosmology is the study of the largest-scale structures and dynamics of the Universe and is concerned with fundamental questions about its origin, structure, evolution, and ultimate fate.
Plasma (Henry George Liddell, Robert Scott, A Greek English Lexicon, on Perseus) is one of the four fundamental states of matter, and was first described by chemist Irving Langmuir in the 1920s.
Pluto (minor planet designation: 134340 Pluto) is a dwarf planet in the Kuiper belt, a ring of bodies beyond Neptune.
A podcast, or generically netcast, is an episodic series of digital audio or video files which a user can download and listen to.
The President's Commission on Implementation of United States Space Exploration Policy was a Presidential Commission formed by United States President George W. Bush on January 27, 2004, through the.
Preston & Steve show is a morning radio, comedy and variety broadcast on Philadelphia Active Rock station 93.3 FM WMMR featuring DJs Preston Elliot and Steve Morrison.
Princeton University is a private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey.
A public service announcement (PSA), or public service ad, is a message in the public interest disseminated without charge, with the objective of raising awareness, changing public attitudes and behavior towards a social issue.
The Public Welfare Medal is awarded by the U.S. National Academy of Sciences "in recognition of distinguished contributions in the application of science to the public welfare." It is the most prestigious honor conferred by the Academy.
Radiolab is a radio program produced by WNYC, a public radio station in New York City, and broadcast on public radio stations in the United States.
Ramapo College of New Jersey, abbreviated RCNJ, is a public liberal arts college located in Mahwah, New Jersey, near the Ramapo Mountains and just south of the New York state line.
Real Time with Bill Maher is a talk show that airs weekly on HBO, hosted by comedian and political satirist Bill Maher.
A red dwarf (or M dwarf) is a small and relatively cool star on the main sequence, of M spectral type.
Reddit (stylized in its logo as reddit) is an American social news aggregation, web content rating, and discussion website.
Regular Show (also known as Regular Show in Space during its eighth season) is an American animated television sitcom created by J. G. Quintel for Cartoon Network that aired from September 6, 2010, to January 16, 2017.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, or RPI, is a private research university and space-grant institution located in Troy, New York, with two additional campuses in Hartford and Groton, Connecticut.
Clinton Richard Dawkins (born 26 March 1941) is an English ethologist, evolutionary biologist, and author.
Richard Phillips Feynman (May 11, 1918 – February 15, 1988) was an American theoretical physicist, known for his work in the path integral formulation of quantum mechanics, the theory of quantum electrodynamics, and the physics of the superfluidity of supercooled liquid helium, as well as in particle physics for which he proposed the parton model.
The David A. Stein Riverdale/Kingsbridge Academy (RKA) is a public middle school and high school in Riverdale, Bronx.
Riverdale is an affluent residential neighborhood in the northwest portion of the Bronx, a borough in New York City.
Roger Bingham is a public intellectual, science educator, author and television host based in La Jolla, California.
Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on popular culture.
The Ron and Fez Show is an American radio talk show that was hosted by Ron Bennington and Fez Whatley.
The Rose Center for Earth and Space is a part of the American Museum of Natural History in New York City.
Rowing, often referred to as crew in the United States, is a sport whose origins reach back to Ancient Egyptian times.
Salon is an American news and opinion website, created by David Talbot in 1995 and currently owned by the Salon Media Group.
Sarah Kate Silverman (born December 1, 1970) is an American stand-up comedian, actress, producer, and writer.
"Scammed Yankees" is the twelfth episode of the fourteenth season of the animated sitcom Family Guy, and the 261st episode overall.
Scholastic wrestling, sometimes known in the United States as folkstyle wrestling, is a style of amateur wrestling practiced at the high school and middle school levels in the United States.
Science communication is the public communication of science-related topics to non-experts.
The Science Laureates of the United States Act of 2013 is a bill that would create the position of Science Laureate of the United States, meant to be similar to the United States Poet Laureate.
The American Institute of Physics (AIP) instituted their Science Writing Award to "promote effective science communication in print and broadcast media in order to improve the general public's appreciation of physics, astronomy, and allied science fields." The winner receives $3000, and an engraved Windsor Chair.
Scientific American (informally abbreviated SciAm) is an American popular science magazine.
The September 11, 2001 attacks (also referred to as 9/11) were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda against the United States on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001.
Sirius XM Satellite Radio is an American broadcasting company that provides three satellite radio and online radio services operating in the United States: Sirius Satellite Radio, XM Satellite Radio, and Sirius XM Radio.
Skepticality is the official podcast of The Skeptics Society's Skeptic magazine.
Skepticism (American English) or scepticism (British English, Australian English) is generally any questioning attitude or doubt towards one or more items of putative knowledge or belief.
Sociology is the scientific study of society, patterns of social relationships, social interaction, and culture.
South by Southwest (abbreviated as SXSW and colloquially referred to as South By) is an annual conglomerate of film, interactive media, and music festivals and conferences that take place in mid-March in Austin, Texas, United States.
Space Chronicles: Facing the Ultimate Frontier is the 2012 anthology by Neil deGrasse Tyson covering his various writings relating to the history and future of NASA and space travel in general.
Space Foundation is a Colorado-based nonprofit organization that advocates for all sectors of the global space industry through space awareness activities, educational programs and major industry events.
Space Odyssey: The Video Game is an upcoming sandbox video game with 4X elements being developed by Space Media Ventures for Microsoft Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, and Android systems, including virtual reality devices, anticipated for release in December 2018.
Spiral galaxies form a class of galaxy originally described by Edwin Hubble in his 1936 work The Realm of the Nebulae(pp. 124–151) and, as such, form part of the Hubble sequence.
"Standing Up in the Milky Way" is the first aired episode of the American documentary television series Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey.
Star formation is the process by which dense regions within molecular clouds in interstellar space, sometimes referred to as "stellar nurseries" or "star-forming regions", collapse and form stars.
Stargate Atlantis (often abbreviated SGA) is a Canadian-American adventure and military science fiction television series and part of MGM's ''Stargate'' franchise.
The fifth and final season of the military science fiction television series Stargate Atlantis commenced airing on the Sci Fi Channel in the United States on July 11, 2008, concluded on the same channel on January 9, 2009, and contained 20 episodes.
The Starmus International Festival is an international gathering focused on celebrating astronomy, space exploration, music, art, and allied sciences such as biology and chemistry.
StarTalk is an American talk show hosted by Neil deGrasse Tyson that airs weekly on National Geographic. StarTalk is a spin-off of the podcast of the same name, in which Tyson discusses scientific topics through one-on-one interviews and panel discussions.
StarTalk is a podcast on space, science, and popular culture hosted by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, with various comic and celebrity co-hosts and frequent guests from the worlds of science and entertainment.
Stellar evolution is the process by which a star changes over the course of time.
Stephen Tyrone Colbert (born May 13, 1964) is an American comedian, writer, producer, actor, and television host.
The Stephen Hawking Medal for Science Communication is an honor bestowed by the Starmus Festival to individuals in science and the arts to recognize the work of those helping to promote the public awareness of science.
Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England, west of Amesbury.
Super Science Friends is an animated series created by Brett Jubinville and broadcast worldwide on YouTube and on Cartoon Hangover's VRV Channel in the United States.
Superman is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.
A supernova (plural: supernovae or supernovas, abbreviations: SN and SNe) is a transient astronomical event that occurs during the last stellar evolutionary stages of a star's life, either a massive star or a white dwarf, whose destruction is marked by one final, titanic explosion.
The Symphony of Science is a music project created by Washington-based electronic musician John D. Boswell.
The Alcalde has been the alumni magazine of The University of Texas at Austin since 1913, and is published by the university's alumni association, the Texas Exes.
The Amazing Meeting (TAM), stylized as The Amaz!ng Meeting, was an annual conference that focused on science, skepticism, and critical thinking.
The Astronomical Journal (often abbreviated AJ in scientific papers and references) is a peer-reviewed monthly scientific journal owned by the American Astronomical Society and currently published by IOP Publishing.
The Astrophysical Journal, often abbreviated ApJ (pronounced "ap jay") in references and speech, is a peer-reviewed scientific journal of astrophysics and astronomy, established in 1895 by American astronomers George Ellery Hale and James Edward Keeler.
The Big Bang Theory is an American television sitcom created by Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady, both of whom serve as executive producers on the series, along with Steven Molaro.
The Bronx is the northernmost of the five boroughs of New York City, in the U.S. state of New York.
The Colbert Report is an American late-night talk and news satire television program hosted by Stephen Colbert that aired four days a week on Comedy Central from October 17, 2005 to December 18, 2014 for 1,447 episodes.
The Daily Show is an American late-night talk and news satire television program.
The Fader (stylized as The FADER) is a NYC-based music magazine launched in 1999 by Rob Stone and Jon Cohen, covering music, style and culture.
The Great Courses (TGC) is a series of college-level audio and video courses produced and distributed by The Teaching Company, an American company based in Chantilly, Virginia.
The Jim Gaffigan Show was an American sitcom series on the TV Land network, written and executive produced by comedian Jim Gaffigan and his wife Jeannie Gaffigan.
The Joe Rogan Experience is a free audio and video talk podcast hosted by American comedian, actor, sports commentator, and television host Joe Rogan.
The Martian is a 2015 science fiction survival film directed by Ridley Scott and starring Matt Damon.
ID10T with Chris Hardwick (formerly The Nerdist Podcast) is a weekly interview show "about what it really means to be a nerd" hosted by Chris Hardwick, usually accompanied by Jonah Ray and Matt Mira.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Planetary Society is an American internationally active, non-governmental, nonprofit foundation.
The Pluto Files: The Rise and Fall of America's Favorite Planet is a book written by the astrophysicist and Hayden Planetarium director Neil deGrasse Tyson.
The Rachel Maddow Show (also abbreviated TRMS) is a daily news and opinion television program that airs on MSNBC, running in the 9:00 pm ET timeslot Monday through Friday.
The Science Network (TSN) is a non-profit virtual forum dedicated to science and its impact on society.
The Simpsons is an American animated sitcom created by Matt Groening for the Fox Broadcasting Company.
The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe is a weekly, 80-minute podcast hosted by Steven Novella, MD, and a panel of "skeptical rogues".
The Stage is the seventh studio album by American heavy metal band Avenged Sevenfold, released on October 28, 2016 by Capitol Records after a live stream event on the band's Facebook page.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno is an American late-night talk show hosted by Jay Leno that first aired from May 25, 1992, to May 29, 2009, and resumed production on March 1, 2010 until its ending on February 6, 2014.
The Universe is an American documentary television series that features computer-generated imagery and computer graphics of astronomical objects in the universe plus interviews with experts who study in the fields of cosmology, astronomy, and astrophysics.
The Week is a weekly news magazine with editions in the United Kingdom and United States.
The World of Fine Wine, abbreviated WFW, is a British quarterly publication for a wealthy audience of wine enthusiasts and collectors.
Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.
Time 100 (often written in all-caps as TIME 100) is an annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world assembled by the American news magazine Time.
The phrase tongue-in-cheek is a figure of speech that describes a statement or other expression that the speaker or author does not mean literally, but intends as humor or otherwise not seriously.
A type Ia supernova (read "type one-a") is a type of supernova that occurs in binary systems (two stars orbiting one another) in which one of the stars is a white dwarf.
Undergraduate education is the post-secondary education previous to the postgraduate education.
The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), also known as the Health Department, is a cabinet-level department of the U.S. federal government with the goal of protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services.
The United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation is a standing committee of the United States Senate.
The State University of New York at Buffalo is a public research university with campuses in Buffalo and Amherst, New York, United States.
The University of Alabama in Huntsville (also known as UAHuntsville or UAH) is a state-supported, public, coeducational research university in Huntsville, Alabama, United States.
The University of Maryland, College Park (commonly referred to as the University of Maryland, UMD, or simply Maryland) is a public research university located in the city of College Park in Prince George's County, Maryland, approximately from the northeast border of Washington, D.C. Founded in 1856, the university is the flagship institution of the University System of Maryland.
The University of Massachusetts Amherst (abbreviated UMass Amherst and colloquially referred to as UMass or Massachusetts) is a public research and land-grant university in Amherst, Massachusetts, United States, and the flagship campus of the University of Massachusetts system.
The University of Pennsylvania (commonly known as Penn or UPenn) is a private Ivy League research university located in University City section of West Philadelphia.
The University of Richmond (UR or U of R) is a private, nonsectarian, liberal arts college located in the city of Richmond, Virginia, with small portions of the campus extending into surrounding Henrico County.
The University of Texas at Austin (UT, UT Austin, or Texas) is a public research university and the flagship institution of the University of Texas System.
Uranus is the seventh planet from the Sun.
Welcome to the Universe: An Astrophysical Tour is a popular science book by Neil deGrasse Tyson, Michael A. Strauss, and J. Richard Gott, based on an introductory astrophysics course they co-taught at Princeton University.
Western New England University is a private university in Springfield, Massachusetts.
The White House Student Film Festival was an annual event held by the White House and co-sponsored by the American Film Institute.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? (abbreviated WWTBAM and informally known as simply Millionaire) is an international television game show franchise of British origin, created by David Briggs, Mike Whitehill and Steven Knight.
Richard William Wheaton III (born July 29, 1972) is an American actor, blogger, voice actor and writer.
Williams College is a private liberal arts college in Williamstown, Massachusetts, United States.
Wine Spectator is a lifestyle magazine that focuses on wine and wine culture, and gives out ratings to certain types of wine.
WJFK (1580 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a Spanish-language sports talk format.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) is a private research university in Worcester, Massachusetts, focusing on the instruction and research of technical arts and applied sciences.
The original World Trade Center was a large complex of seven buildings in Lower Manhattan, New York City, United States.
XXL is an American hip hop magazine, published by Townsquare Media, founded in 1997.
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university in New Haven, Connecticut.
York College of The City University of New York is one of eleven senior colleges in the City University of New York (CUNY) system.
Zoolander 2 is a 2016 American spoof film directed by Ben Stiller and written by John Hamburg, Justin Theroux, Stiller and Nicholas Stoller.
100 Things to Do Before High School is an American comedy television series created by Scott Fellows that aired on Nickelodeon, premiering on November 11, 2014, and ending on February 27, 2016.
102 Minutes That Changed America is a 102-minute American television special documentary film that was produced by the History channel and premiered commercial-free on September 11, 2008, marking the seventh anniversary of the September 11 attacks.
13123 Tyson, provisional designation, is a stony Phocaea asteroid and an asynchronous binary system from the inner regions of the asteroid belt, approximately 10 kilometers in diameter.
400 Years of the Telescope: A Journey of Science, Technology and Thought is a 2009 American documentary film that was created to coincide with the International Year of Astronomy in 2009.
The 4th Critics' Choice Television Awards, presented by the Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA), honoring the best in primetime television programming from June 1, 2013 until May 31, 2014, were held on June 19, 2014 at The Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles, California.
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