It is often asked “Why spend money on space when we’ve got all these problems on Earth?” An eloquent response to this question was recently given by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson in a talk at the University at Buffalo. You can view his 5-minute answer on YouTube. Tyson is host of the PBS series NOVA scienceNOW and director of New York City’s Hayden Planetarium.
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