Podcast #197 – COSMOS Returns!

We discuss the pilot episode of COSMOS: A Spacetime Odyssey, Neil deGrasse Tyson’s reboot of Carl Sagan’s classic 1980 documentary miniseries. It airs on FOX TV Sundays at 9PM Eastern.

Plus:

Former Tennessee Judge Lu Ann “You Can’t Name Your Kid ‘Messiah'” Belluw is in more trouble. Not only has she been fired for letting her religious beliefs get in the way of her judicial obligations, now she’s been censured by the state Board of Judicial Conduct.

Darren Aronofsky’s upcoming film Noah is under fire. Fundamentalist Christians (including Ken Ham) are upset it’s not a literal interpretation of the Old Testament story, and some Muslim-majority countries are banning the film because it dares to depict one of the prophets of Islam.

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