FeatherPenClipArtHere’s an item of interest. Did you know there is a Carl Sagan Medal for outstanding communication by an active planetary scientists to the general public, as recognized by the American Astronomical Society’s Division for Planetary Sciences? The winner for 2014 was announced at WorldCon this year. He is Brother Guy Consolmagno, also recently appointed Director of the Vatican Observatory by Pope Francis.

His most recent book is Would You Baptize an Extraterrestrial? released in 2014.