Neil deGrasse Tyson: Space Exploration is Good for Our Culture (and More Good Links From Around the Web) | Open CultureNeil deGrasse Tyson: Space Exploration is Good for Our Culture (and More Good Links From Around the Web)
Presenting the keynote speech at the 28th National Space Symposium, the new public face of astrophysics, Neil deGrasse Tyson, continued making his case for funding NASA and funding it well. Here he tried out a new argument. NASA is not just good for scientific progress. It’s good for our creativity, imagination and collective culture. His argument begins at the 14:45 mark, which is where we start the video….
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