Bad Astronomy

La ciencia es importante

Lourdes Cahuich is a young scientist and skeptic living in Mexico. Like me, she worries about spreading the word about those two endeavors in the Spanish speaking world, where inroads seem to be tough. So she took my recent video on why science is important, created a Spanish transcript, and posted it with the video on the andercismo website.

Getting interest in science and skepticism into the Spanish-speaking world is a goal of mine, so I’m glad she’s taking the time to do this. If you speak Spanish, go take a look. And if you teach in a predominantly Spanish-speaking area, please feel free to use this video and transcription!

Not only that, but she took my recent interview on The History Channel program “Seven Signs of the Apocalypse” which had Spanish captioning, broke it up into digestible parts, and posted the video on TeacherTube (like YouTube but safe for teachers). This means teachers can use the videos in school, which is something of which I approve con mucho gusto!

Here’s Part 1, which also has my friend Neil Gehrels in it.

She also put up Part 2, Part 3, Part 4 and Part 5. I hope you enjoy them, and I hope they can be useful to others.