Posted: June 5, 2012 by Wildcat in Uncategorized
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In a video with the bleak title “We Stopped Dreaming,” astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson makes the case for space exploration—and not just because it may help us find a new planetary home someday. “We went to the moon, and we discovered Earth,” he says, tying the famous photograph Earthrise to the birth of the environmental movement and even Doctors Without Borders—because, he says, it was the first time we saw the planet without “color-coded boundaries.” (via Neil deGrasse Tyson and the Penny4NASA campaign to increase NASA’s budget. [VIDEO])


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