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Neil deGrasse Tyson: Facing the Ultimate Frontier


America needs a new advocate for space, one with the charisma, gravitas, and demeanor of Carl Sagan.  That advocate is Dr Neil deGrasse Tysson.  We both grew up in the Bronx: he went to the Bronx HS of Science, I … Continue reading

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Foreknowledge of Death and the Higher Apes


Recent research has shown that apes (and other higher mammals) may be closer to humans in terms of the ability to think rationally, self recognize, and empathize to the point that there is a growing reluctance to use them in … Continue reading

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