News & Updates

  • 03/30/2017 ‘Big Sonia’ tells story of Holocaust survivor who promotes peace (review)

    The story of Sonia’s life, lovingly told in this deeply emotional film, proves the resilience of the human spirit, and that love always wins over hate.

  • TMO Background Mode Interview with Astronomer & Science Communicator Dr. Phil Plait

    Like many young astronomers, Phil’s interest in astronomy ignited when he first saw Saturn and its rings through a telescope. He earned his Ph.D. working on the study of supernovae with the Hubble Space Telescope. We chatted about his career, his enduring work in amateur astronomy with his telescope, his love for science communication, why people who don’t believe in the Apollo moon landings are wrong, the study of a potentially dangerous asteroid or comet collision with Earth, how climate change is affecting us, and the recent discovery of a nearby solar system with Earth-like planets.

  • 03/24/2017 ‘Big Sonia’ featured on King5!

    Leah Warshawski appeared on New Day Northwest/King5 to talk about Big Sonia: Documentary captures tiny Holocaust survivor’s larger-than-life spirit.

  • 03/10/2017 Dr. Terrence Roberts To Speak To Thousands On Discrimination, Tolerance

    SAN RAMON, CA — A civil rights activist who was one of the students involved in the desegregation of public schools in Arkansas during the 1950s will speak to thousands of students and staff members from the San Ramon Valley Unified School District on Thursday and Friday.