If you haven’t seen this short film by John Kahrs yet, this Valentine’s Day 2013 is the perfect time. For one thing, it’s a nominee for Best Animated Short Film in this year’s Academy Awards, which are coming up on Sunday, February 24. This category contains some of the most enjoyable and artistic films of this year including Adam and Dog by Minkyu Lee (which you can easily find on YouTube) and others. Enjoy Paperman on this Valentine’s Day. I know I did.
Deborah Byrd created the EarthSky radio series in 1991 and founded EarthSky.org in 1994. Today, she serves as Editor-in-Chief of this website. She has won a galaxy of awards from the broadcasting and science communities, including having an asteroid named 3505 Byrd in her honor. A science communicator and educator since 1976, Byrd believes in science as a force for good in the world and a vital tool for the 21st century. "Being an EarthSky editor is like hosting a big global party for cool nature-lovers," she says.