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Mariners, Cancer, and Bombs (NEW PODCAST) April 27, 2010

Posted by jcconwell in Astronomy, physics, Podcast.
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Description: Part of the reason for doing fundmental research — say sending spacecraft to Mars, or building particle colliders — is that we never know what we’ll discover or what the applications will be.

Bio: Ben Lillie is a physicist who left the ivory tower for the wilds of New York’s theater district, where he hosts the monthly science storytelling show, The Story Collider. He likes to say that life is different now, largely because it is. He has also earned 27 badges as a member of the Order of the Science Scouts of Exemplary Repute and Above Average Physique, which is 24 more than than the number of badges he earned as a Cub Scout.

http://365daysofastronomy.org/2010/04/26/april-26th-mariners-cancer-and-bombs/

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