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Astronomer Seth Shostak ~ Writer Carl Zimmer on De-Evolution

posted on 03/25/2013

  Monday, March 25 – Joining us today is famous scientist Seth Shostak of the SETI Institute. He’s this year’s keynote speaker at a fundraiser to benefit the UND Observatory. We’ll also visit with Paul Harderson, associate professor in the Department of Space Studies. ~~~ We’re not talking Jurassic Park, but developments in genetic understanding is leading to the idea of de-extinction, the possibility that extinct species could be restored. It’s the cover story in the next issue of National Geographic Magazine. Joining is award-winning science writer Carl Zimmer.

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