Weekly Round Up: March 4th 2014

We are less than one week away from the Sunday March 9th premiere of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey!  In anticipation, the New York Times writes “it’s hard to imagine a better man to reboot the cosmos than Neil deGrasse Tyson.”


This past week, a few lucky attendees at the Whitehouse Film Festival got the chance to screen an episode of the new series.  Host Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson, President Obama, and science guy Bill Nye grabbed a quick photo to mark the occasion.


Also premiering this Sunday March 9th is the new ABC show Resurrection, based on Jason Mott’s latest book, The Returned.  Be sure to set your DVR!


To keep you busy until Sunday, head over to The Skinny for an early review of Kathleen Hanna’s documentary film, The Punk Singer.


At Al Jazeera America, Rinku Sen contemplates the existence of structural racial bias and explains “Why there will be another Trayvon.


Over on NPR Connecticut, STEM Evangelist Dr. Ainissa Ramirez sits down with three prominent female sports journalists to discuss the current “State of Sports.”


Be sure to check back on Friday for our weekly video!