Creating Possible Worlds – Ann Druyan

Ann Druyan is the executive producer, director and writer of the new National Geographic series Cosmos: Possible Worlds. From science fiction to the importance of science in everyday life, she is a woman on a mission, a woman who wants to share her vision, and she has done just that. Because to her, while it’s easy to see a dystopian future, she has a vision of a world (and beyond) which is exciting, optimistic and achievable.

Carrying on the flame she lit with Carl Sagan, Ann wants to create inspire people, not just to encourage young people to pursue a career in science, but to make us all informed decision-makers, so we can’t be manipulated and lied to.

But this isn’t just about a TV show. This is her lifelong mission for science, and for our future. Because to her, it’s when you see the enchanting reality of nature that you get struck by the uplifting possibilities.

 

In association with National Geographic and Swinburne University of Technology.

 

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Ann Druyan’s vision of hope

Creating Possible Worlds – Ann Druyan’s vision of hope – Australia’s Science Channel

Ann Druyan, creator of Cosmos: Possible Worlds reveals what it takes to create a future vision of hope, and why she’s so determined to change our future.

When fact is better than sci-fi

Creating Possible Worlds – When fact is better than sci-fi – Australia’s Science Channel

For legendary documentary-maker Ann Druyan, the question isn’t should sci-fi be factual, but why isn’t sci-fi based on fact?

When women dare to dream

Creating Possible Worlds – When women dare to dream – Australia’s Science Channel

There are many groups who have been left behind when it comes to fostering an interest in science, and Ann Druyan wants to inspire them to dare to dream.

Creating Possible Worlds – Ann Druyan’s vision of hope – Australia’s Science Channel

Creating Possible Worlds – When fact is better than sci-fi – Australia’s Science Channel

A World of Tomorrow

Creating Possible Worlds – A World of Tomorrow – Australia’s Science Channel

It’s not often 1939 serves as the inspiration for your view of the world of tomorrow, yet that’s what happened to Ann Druyan.

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