"Cosmos" was a television series that appeared on public television in 1980. It was hosted by the late Carl Sagan. The television series used graphics that were cutting edge at the time and Carl Sagan helped to bring science to the general publi
Chris Hadfield quickly became famous during his stay on the Space Station. This was due to him quickly adopting the use of social media. I've always been interested in space but had only been casually keeping up with the space station.
Amazon recently purchased TenMarks, a compay that creates math programs for use in education. Already tens of thousands of schools use TenMarks's math programs. Apple has heaviliy promoted the iPad's ability to have eTextbooks.
Just in time for the Back to School season Google has begun offering textbooks in the Google Play store. Students in the U.S. are able to purchase educational textbooks and also there is the ability to rent textbooks for 6 months.
For awhile there has been talk about the use of video games in education. Now a new version of SimCity, the first one in 10 years, has been released. Already the new SimCity is being used in education.