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episode 24: Things You Thought You Knew – Billionaires in Space


Bezos? Branson? Elon Musk? On this episode, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice break down why all these billionaires are going to space, how achieving orbit works, and how to wrap our heads around exponentially large numbers.

NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/things-you-thought-you-knew-billionaires-in-space/

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Photo Credit: NASA, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons




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 2021-07-19  46m