Does This Big New Grant to the Planetary Society Mean Space Is Getting Hot Again?

It’s turning out to be a pretty good year for public awareness of the study of space. There’s the whole Big Bang theory discovery that’s exploded across headlines and social media, of course. Carl Sagan’s 1980 series Cosmos recently made a return to television, hosted by science rockstar Neil deGrasse Tyson. And Sagan’s planetary science advocacy group just landed a $4.2 million gift.

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