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Neil deGrasse Tyson

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JUST POSTED: @StarTalkRadio Extended Classic: “The Future of Humanity" with @ElonMusk. On @iTunes &

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The fastest way to Make a America Weak Again: Cut science funds to our agencies that support it.

The fastest way to Make America Sick Again: Cut funding to the National Institutes of Health

The fastest way to melt glaciers & flood the World's coastal cities: Ignore scientists and do nothing to stem the rise of CO2

The very best way to support and feed your delusions: Surround yourself with people whose world views match yours exactly.

Chuck Berry (1926-2017) left Earth long ago: His music, part of Voyager’s Golden Records, sent to the depths of space in 1977

Happy March equinox, when day almost equals night. Atmospheric refraction hastens sunrise & delays sunset, adding to daylight

David Rockefeller’s (1915-2017) $900M in lifetime philanthropy is equivalent to donating $24,000 for every day of his life.

If interested, I co-wrote Monday’s (20 March 2017) @NYTimes Crossword. Cosmically themed. Have at it.

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Not that anybody asked, but the combined Federal budgets for the NEA & NEH equals what Americans spend annually on lip balm.

Cutting the NEA & NEH to save money on a $3-trillion budget is like thinking 1/3-inch is long relative to a football field.

The annual combined Federal budgets of the NEA & NEH equals 4hrs & 23min of spending on the US Military.

Just an FYI: Try not to confuse accurate data with Politics. Politics is one's reaction to data, not the data itself.

FYI: As a percent of total, @Disney’s #BeautyAndTheBeast contains fewer gay characters than found in the general population.