Out Of My Mind—Episode 24 Show Notes
Stars in Our Eyes with Dr. Ed Krupp
The pictures were spectacular. But was the trip worth it? That’s the question I put to Dr. Ed Krupp, Director of the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles. Dr. Krupp’s answer takes us on a journey, metaphorically speaking, that goes far beyond Pluto as well as back in time to the days of Galileo. He explains why asking if the trip to Pluto was worth the cost is not only incorrect, it’s unanswerable by any of today’s measures. But, there is a way to examine our whole space exploration effort in a way that makes sense. More than Pluto, Dr. Krupp puts into perspective the value, and the never-ending chain of discovery, that is science.
If you’d like to know more about the Griffith Observatory, here’s the link to the Observatory’s website, where you’ll find ways to explore the world around you.
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