Podcast: The Interpreters, episode 3

Neil deGrasse Tyson
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson answers science questions from the crowd at the Williamsburg Waterfront on July 29, 2011 in New York City.
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In this episode of "The Interpreters," recorded this past winter, we talk trains, science shows, student riots, and crows...lots of 'em.

Ben, a Brit expat, proclaims his love for trains, explains why they're superior to all other modes of transportation, and wonders why Americans don't share his reverence.

Molly, in her debut episode, professes her love of "Cosmos," the Neil deGrasse Tyson-hosted science show on Fox-TV, and how it may reflect a shift in American attitudes toward science.

Saymoukda shares her experience of a 'student riot' after a University of Minnesota hockey game, and questions the 'entitlement' students feel to riot after a sporting event.

And: Who says nature can't overwhelm in an urban landscape? Andy marvels at the mega-murder of crows in Minneapolis in wintertime.

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