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Connections: Astrophysicist Adam Frank on the value of expertise

May 24, 2017

Astrophysicist Adam Frank is fresh off the March for Science, and he's thinking about a lot of things related to this particular American moment. Why do so many Americans reject real expertise? Is the current administration going to do irrevocable damage in the battle against climate change? And how are scientists improving when it comes to recognizing the signs of intelligent life in the universe?

It's always a whirlwind conversation with one of science's great communicators, Adam Frank.

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