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  • Astrophysicists Discuss emWelcome to the Universeem
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    Welcome to the Universe

    Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Michael A. Strauss, and J. Richard Gott talked about their book Welcome to the Universe: An Astrophysical Tour, in which they answer many of the questions of the…

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  • emLife at the Speed of Lightem
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    Life at the Speed of Light

    J. Craig Venter talked about his book, Life at the Speed of Light: From the Double Helix to the Dawn of Digital Life, in which he discusses the field of bioengineering and the impact it will have…

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  • emSpace Chroniclesem
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    Space Chronicles

    Neil deGrasse Tyson talked about the history and future of NASA and the U.S. space program. He argued that the exploration of space benefits Americans more than they may think. He responded…

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  • emDeath by Black Holeem
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    Death by Black Hole

    Neil deGrasse Tyson talked about his book Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries, published by W.W. Norton. It is a collection of essays about the cosmos. Topics included astrophysics,…

    1,334 views
  • emOn Thin Iceem
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    On Thin Ice

    Richard Ellis talked about his book On Thin Ice: The Changing World of the Polar Bear (Knopf; November 17, 2009). He argues in the book that the extinction of the polar bear does not have…

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  • emThe Pluto Filesem
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    The Pluto Files

    Neil deGrasse Tyson talked about The Pluto Files: The Rise and Fall of America’s Favorite Planet (W.W. Norton & Co.; January 26, 2009). He writes about the controversy over re-classifying Pluto as a comet. New…

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  • Vietnam Adoptee Experience
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    Vietnam Adoptee Experience

    Vietnamese adoptees talked about their experiences following “Operation Babylift” near the end of the Vietnam War, their upbringing in America, and their views of being Vietnamese American.…

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  • emGenomeem
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    Genome

    Mr. Ridley talked about his book Genome: The Autobiography of a Species in 23 Chapters, published by HarperCollins. He explained the Human Genome Project and the implications of genetic…

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