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Lauren Becker

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Lauren Becker, VP and Director of Outreach, is a science and nature interpreter who has taught at museums, parks, and planetariums around the country. Known for her commentaries on Point of Inquiry, CFI’s radio show & podcast, she is an experienced environmental activist and advocate for science literacy and education. Lauren holds a B.A. in Geography and a Masters in Education focused on science and the public.


The Gifts of Carl Sagan

November 9, 2011

When I was ten years old, I would lie on the floor of our family room on Sunday nights watching Carl Sagan’s astronomy series, Cosmos. Barely blinking, barely breathing, my whole family sat transfixed by the images and the music, but mostly we were awed by the science.

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