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Neil deGrasse Tyson On Exploring Cosmic Frontiers

In Space Chronicles, Tyson argues that space exploration is vital to human progress.

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Neil deGrasse Tyson

Ira talks with astronomer Neil deGrasse Tyson about Pluto, teaching science, and more.

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Dr. Seuss's McElligot's Pool (1947) features some fantastic fish—ones with pinwheel-like tails, curly noses, long floppy ears, or Kangaroo pouches. The fictional fish do have some truly strange nonfictional cousins, among which are giant oarfish, barreleye fish, and sawfish.

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