Read the transcript of an online interview with the wife of Major League Baseball pioneer Jackie Robinson. Rachel Robinson, the wife of Major League Baseball pioneer Jackie Robinson, answered questions from students on February 11, , during a live interview. Robinson is also the founder of the Jackie Robinson Foundation, which provides educational and leadership opportunities for minority students nationwide. Did you experience much in the way of racial discrimination growing up? Did Jackie?
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His best known scientific contribution is research on extraterrestrial life , including experimental demonstration of the production of amino acids from basic chemicals by radiation. Sagan assembled the first physical messages sent into space: the Pioneer plaque and the Voyager Golden Record , universal messages that could potentially be understood by any extraterrestrial intelligence that might find them. Sagan argued the now-accepted hypothesis that the high surface temperatures of Venus can be attributed to and calculated using the greenhouse effect. Initially an associate professor at Harvard and later at Cornell , from to his death, he was the David Duncan Professor of Astronomy and Space Sciences at the latter. Sagan published more than scientific papers and articles and was author, co-author or editor of more than 20 books. The most widely watched series in the history of American public television , Cosmos has been seen by at least million people across 60 different countries. He also wrote the science fiction novel Contact , the basis for a film of the same name.
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She tells Rachel Cooke about her extraordinary experiment with acid. S ome time ago — for reasons that will become apparent I am not allowed to say when, exactly — the American writer Ayelet Waldman scored some LSD. Mr Carroll had, however, troubled to write her a brief note. Waldman was delighted.