Author Archives: Jeff Miller

Cosmos: The Show Teaching the Methods of Academic Infighting

Tyson can’t seem to make a point without belittling opposing views. Tyson says that Sagan was a great influence on him but I can’t detect any of Dr. Sagan’s influence on this show.  Sagan showed us the beauty of science … Continue reading

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Cosmos: Good but Dr. Tyson is no Sagan

I’m on episode 5 (six comes out tonight).  I’m happy to say that I’ve learned a few things over the 5 episodes and they had really pretty graphics so the 5 hours that I’ve invested in the show are not … Continue reading

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Kickstarter: Space Pioneer – Review (Part 2)

In Kickstarter: Space Pioneer – Review (Part 1), I talked about Space Pioneer, the game.  Now I will discuss the Kickstarter campaign. First, they need better marketing.  They are about one fifth of their way to their funding goal and … Continue reading

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Kickstarter: Space Pioneer – Review (Part 1)

This part looks at the game itself.  Part 2 will be about the kickstarter campaign. I looked over the kickstarter for Space Pioneer.  It is a space game that claims to be a real time strategy game that uses real … Continue reading

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Does Nationalism Belong in Space?

Looking at this NASA photo with the nations’ flags so prominently on the uniforms got me thinking. Is nationalism good, bad or unimportant in space? Granted, up until now most space related accomplishments have been nationalistic: “we had the first … Continue reading

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Lunch with an Astronaut

Another Lunch With An Astronaut is coming up fast! Spend time with Brian Duffy on August 16th, 2013 if possible… Space Center Houston is now proud to offer you and your family an extraordinary opportunity to spend time with a NASA … Continue reading

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Lunch with an Astronaut

Another Lunch With An Astronaut is coming up fast! Spend time with David Hilmers on August 9th, 2013 if possible… Space Center Houston is now proud to offer you and your family an extraordinary opportunity to spend time with a NASA … Continue reading

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Lunch with an Astronaut

Another Lunch With An Astronaut is coming up fast! Spend time with Leroy Chiao on August 2nd, 2013 if possible… Space Center Houston is now proud to offer you and your family an extraordinary opportunity to spend time with a NASA … Continue reading

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Lunch with an Astronaut

Another Lunch With An Astronaut is coming up fast! Spend time with Brian Duffy on July 26th, 2013 if possible… Space Center Houston is now proud to offer you and your family an extraordinary opportunity to spend time with a NASA … Continue reading

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Lunch with an Astronaut

Another Lunch With An Astronaut is coming up fast! Spend time with John-David Bartoe on July 19th, 2013 if possible… Space Center Houston is now proud to offer you and your family an extraordinary opportunity to spend time with a NASA … Continue reading

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