My favorite scientists and astronomers

Hi,
so I came up with this idea of list of people that I admire in science. Those are not usually scientists most like ex-scientists who are writing, blogging, learning students and so on.


I want to start with Phil Plait also known as Bad Astronomer. Why? Because he is famous

skeptic in the science community who is leading the league against Moon hoax. When I was writing about moon landing I cited his work quite a few times. He also wrote the book Death form the skies and he was featured in Crash Course Astronomy which was pretty cool, here are some links:

His blog.

His first blog (mostly bad astronomy).

Crash Course Astronomy

Second person in my list is Neil deGrass Tyson. He is astrophysicist, also sceptic and agnostic. He makes quite often fun of Flat Earth and is pretty cool.

Video

Demonstrating the power of gravity in the response to rapper singing about Flat Earth.

Another of my favorite scientists is Bill Nye. I am pretty sure that you know this one.

Science BOSS.

I actually saw him for the first time in USA in science class but actually listened to some of his talks few months ago for the first time. While he is very popular generally I kind of liked his debate with Ken Ham.. watch it, it is worth the 3 hours when you will witness the worst kind of argumentation in all history of creationism 😉 [1]

I would add Michio Kaku but I did not see so much stuff from him so I will just leave it here.

Dragallur

[1] Check out Ken Ham memes, those are best!

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8 thoughts on “My favorite scientists and astronomers

  1. I also like Michio Kaku I did a speech in high school (a long time ago) about his theories of time and space (probably bored the heck out of my classmates lol but i found it very fascinating – still do). Nice post – your number 1 is pretty cool 🙂

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  2. Great list – this Michio video is a good introduction to the way he thinks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0NbBjNiw4tk

    Also in terms of Astronomers I would recommend checking out Alan Guth – I cited a book by him in a recent post, he founded the inflationary universe theory which is rapidly becoming accepted as our most accurate view of reality. If you ever get the time – there is an entire free course here with lectures, notes and problems from MIT. Worth watching the first lecture at least, it’s really good

    http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/physics/8-286-the-early-universe-fall-2013/

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