As a media vehicle, the series is much less “educationally driven” than it is message-driven.
It was a fitting end, in keeping with what we’ve seen already in the series.
At Colby College, historian of science Joseph Martin joins others in weighing in on a question that shouldn’t be up for debate.
Neil Tyson is correct to warn against the use of propaganda, and the misuse of scientific authority, to mislead the public. Indeed, recall the falsehoods that this series has advanced.
The Internet is abuzz with talk by teachers and others who are excited about the prospect.