2017 Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate: De-Extinction

Biologists today have the knowledge, the tools, and the ability to influence the evolution of life on Earth. Do we have an obligation to bring back species that human activities may have rendered extinct? Does the technology exist to do so? Join Neil deGrasse Tyson and a panel of experts for a lively debate about the merits and shortcomings of this provocative idea.

This debate took place at the Museum on March 29, 2017. For an audio version, download the podcast