Seeking the poetry in science

Late in the month of July 2013 in French Guiana, a team of Indian experts was working feverishly towards delivering their newest baby, the INSAT-3D Weather Satellite. Not too far away at Comic Con International in San Diego, a different group of “experts” was waiting for the launch of another voyage into space. The event was the announcement of the sequel to the landmark 1980 television series, “Cosmos: A Personal Voyage“. Cosmos was a thirteen part documentary series which brought the charismatic astrophysicist and science communicator, Carl Sagan to the American living rooms and opened their mind’s doors to the galaxies in our interstellar neighbourhoods.

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