What Are the Big Questions of Science? | Closer to Truth

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From genetics to cosmology to nanotechnology, science is on the brink of numerous and extraordinary mega-revolutions that will change the very nature of life. In today's episode, America's top scientists, authors and experts identify the key areas where science is focused, discuss their merits and impact, and rank them in order of importance. Joining host Robert Lawrence Kuhn are evolutionary biologist Francisco Ayala; philosopher and neuroscientist Patricia Smith Churchland; author/astronomer Timothy Ferris; theoretical physicist Steve Koonin; and astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson.

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What Are the Big Questions of Science?

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