CO-CREATORS AND EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS OF CBS'S HIT SERIES "NUMB3RS" HONORED WITH THE PRESTIGIOUS CARL SAGAN SCIENCE AWARD ON MAY 7
LOS ANGELES, May 8 -- NUMB3RS co-creators and executive producers Cheryl Heuton and Nicolas Falacci were honored with the Carl Sagan Award for the Public Understanding of Science, presented by the Council of Scientific Society Presidents in Washington, D.C. on Sunday, May 7. The Carl Sagan Award honors those who have become concurrently accomplished as researchers, educators and magnifiers of the public's understanding of science. Founded in 1973, the CSSP is the nation's premier center of science policy development and science leadership development.
"Nick and I are honored to be recognized with this award and we continue to be appreciative of the science and math community who have embraced the show," stated Heuton. "We are proud to support CSSP in their efforts to increase national awareness about science."
Past winners of the Carl Sagan Award include Carl Sagan, Popular Science Magazine, Bill Nye (The Science Guy) and the Science Times section of The New York Times.
NUMB3RS is television's Number One Friday night series. The series stars Rob Morrow, David Krumholtz, Judd Hirsch, Diane Farr, Alimi Ballard, Navi Rawat, Dylan Bruno and Peter MacNicol. NUMB3RS is produced by CBS Paramount Network Television, in association with Scott Free Productions.