Ethan Siegel

is creating Science Stories

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You might be small, but there are more of you out there than anyone knows.
  • Immediate full access to articles, ad-free here on Patreon and in your inbox, so that you can take them with you anywhere you go! 
  • Patrons receive an (opt out) exclusive monthly email newsletter with highlights of the best of Starts With A Bang, with a special monthly thank-you message for supporting us.
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Know that you're twice as valuable and able to hold onto a hydrogen/helium gas envelope, unlike those rocky lightweights!
  • All previous rewards plus 
  • full access to the Patreon activity forums; post your own content and share with the community. 
You will get to view everything on that channel — including previews of what's upcoming — and interact with all Patreon supporters who fund us at this level and above.
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You're a star, literally!
  • All earlier rewards, 
  • plus the ability to submit links to any posts you write on Medium, where they will be read and (if we like it) recommended by Ethan and Starts With A Bang, 
  • with the best posts getting Tweets from me promoting them!
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$5 per month
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You're the enabler of life in the Universe!
  • All earlier rewards, plus 
  • voting privileges on what the next podcast/video/hangout/special article topic/project-for-development (when available) will be, 
  • plus your name credited in either text or audio at the end of podcasts/videos.
  • In addition, you'll get priority selection in choosing and suggesting writing prompts for Starts With A Bang articles, including for Ask Ethan columns.
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You're the location where everything that was born originated! 
  • All earlier rewards, plus 
  • your submissions get first consideration for Ask Ethan columns. 
  • In addition, you get priority opportunity for your questions and suggestions to be featured on our podcast, 
  • plus priority in terms of any scientist guests you suggest I should have on.
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$20 per month
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Our Universe wouldn't be the same if it weren't for you!
  • All earlier rewards, 
  • plus Ethan friends/follows you on the social networks (facebook, twitter, tumblr, google+) of your choice, 
  • and gives you a shout-out (and a #FF if you like) on Twitter. 
  • Furthermore, you'll receive an autographed, annual Halloween photo of Ethan in his new costume every year!
Universe supporter
$50 per monthonly 18 left
Reward
You really can have it all!
  • All earlier rewards, 
  • plus you get to make an incredible difference: the classroom of your choice will receive a 1-hour interactive live Skype/Hangout session with me, where I'll answer any and all questions about the Universe that they have. Give the tremendous gift of bringing the Universe to the school of your choice!
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$100 per monthonly 6 left
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Go beyond all the known limits, and encompass all that's possible! 
  • All earlier rewards, 
  • plus you get your choice of science-related topic, product, activity, location or business to be the subject of one of our articles annually. 
  • You'll also receive the first copies, automatically, of any new materials that are ever created by me, shipped anywhere in the world, for as long as you're a supporter. (Shipping to astronauts is... still extra.)

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Planet Supporter
$1 per month
Reward
You might be small, but there are more of you out there than anyone knows.
  • Immediate full access to articles, ad-free here on Patreon and in your inbox, so that you can take them with you anywhere you go! 
  • Patrons receive an (opt out) exclusive monthly email newsletter with highlights of the best of Starts With A Bang, with a special monthly thank-you message for supporting us.
Giant Planet Supporter
$2 per month
Reward
Know that you're twice as valuable and able to hold onto a hydrogen/helium gas envelope, unlike those rocky lightweights!
  • All previous rewards plus 
  • full access to the Patreon activity forums; post your own content and share with the community. 
You will get to view everything on that channel — including previews of what's upcoming — and interact with all Patreon supporters who fund us at this level and above.
Star Supporter
$3 per month
Reward
You're a star, literally!
  • All earlier rewards, 
  • plus the ability to submit links to any posts you write on Medium, where they will be read and (if we like it) recommended by Ethan and Starts With A Bang, 
  • with the best posts getting Tweets from me promoting them!
Supernova supporter
$5 per month
Reward
You're the enabler of life in the Universe!
  • All earlier rewards, plus 
  • voting privileges on what the next podcast/video/hangout/special article topic/project-for-development (when available) will be, 
  • plus your name credited in either text or audio at the end of podcasts/videos.
  • In addition, you'll get priority selection in choosing and suggesting writing prompts for Starts With A Bang articles, including for Ask Ethan columns.
Nebula supporter
$10 per month
Reward
You're the location where everything that was born originated! 
  • All earlier rewards, plus 
  • your submissions get first consideration for Ask Ethan columns. 
  • In addition, you get priority opportunity for your questions and suggestions to be featured on our podcast, 
  • plus priority in terms of any scientist guests you suggest I should have on.
Galaxy supporter
$20 per month
Reward
Our Universe wouldn't be the same if it weren't for you!
  • All earlier rewards, 
  • plus Ethan friends/follows you on the social networks (facebook, twitter, tumblr, google+) of your choice, 
  • and gives you a shout-out (and a #FF if you like) on Twitter. 
  • Furthermore, you'll receive an autographed, annual Halloween photo of Ethan in his new costume every year!
Universe supporter
$50 per monthonly 18 left
Reward
You really can have it all!
  • All earlier rewards, 
  • plus you get to make an incredible difference: the classroom of your choice will receive a 1-hour interactive live Skype/Hangout session with me, where I'll answer any and all questions about the Universe that they have. Give the tremendous gift of bringing the Universe to the school of your choice!
Multiverse supporter
$100 per monthonly 6 left
Reward
Go beyond all the known limits, and encompass all that's possible! 
  • All earlier rewards, 
  • plus you get your choice of science-related topic, product, activity, location or business to be the subject of one of our articles annually. 
  • You'll also receive the first copies, automatically, of any new materials that are ever created by me, shipped anywhere in the world, for as long as you're a supporter. (Shipping to astronauts is... still extra.)