The Pale Blue Dot

Last night, I saw a remarkable image of the pale blue dot (planet Earth) as viewed from the Cassini spacecraft during an eclipse of the sun by Saturn. The image was shown on the California Academy of Sciences Planetarium at the Dean Lecture on astronomy by Dr. Carolyn Porco, Cassini Imaging Team Leader from Boulder, […]

Compassion For Others

Do humans really occupy a special place in the cosmos? Watch this video and you will find out. You will also learn why it is important for us to develop compassion for others and love our children. The views of the universe are stunning! This video, from the Symphony of Science, was created using snippets […]

Teachings on Interbeing with Carl Sagan

These teachings on interbeing with Carl Sagan may help us all recognize the interconnectedness of all life on earth. This beautiful video explores “the pale blue dot” that we live on and asks us to be kind to one another. He says, The earth is a very small stage in a vast cosmic arena…Our planet […]

Interbeing Is Our Nature

This Symphony of Science video features Neil deGrasse Tyson, Carl Sagan, and Richard Feynman, among others. It demonstrates how interbeing is our nature. Interbeing is a word that was coined by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh to express how everything in nature is interdependent and interconnected. Nothing can exist by itself, alone. This is one […]