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Happy Birthday, John Burroughs!

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Today marks the 176th anniversary of the birth of noted naturalist John Burroughs (1837-1921), a canonical figure in American nature writing, friend of Theodore Roosevelt, and key voice in the early 20th-century nature study and conservation movements. 

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2013 Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate: The Existence of Nothing

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The concept of nothing is as old as zero itself. How do we grapple with the idea and turn nothing into something? In this podcast, join Hayden Planetarium Director Neil deGrasse Tyson as he leads a spirited discussion with a group of physicists, philosophers and journalists on “The Existence of Nothing.”

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