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Humanity From Space

Thu, 07/16/2015 - 10:28am -- WCVE

Trace humankind’s long journey from hunter-gatherer to dominant global species. From the perspective of space, this two-hour special uses mind-boggling data and CGI to disclose the breathtaking extent of humanity’s influence, revealing how we’ve transformed our planet and produced an interconnected world of extraordinary complexity.

Question Your World: When Will We Know More About Pluto?

In 1930 Clyde Tombaugh discovered Pluto from the Lowell observatory. Since then it has been many things to many people, but for the first time ever it’s about to be subject of an up-close study by the New Horizons team. What will we learn from Pluto? When will we know more about Pluto? Listen to this Question Your World radio report produced by the Science Museum of Virginia to find out.