Video: Sagan's Millions, Billions, and Trillions


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People do behave as if a trillion is three millions, and Sagan sure didn’t help with that.


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Fortunately they are keeping Sagan’s legacy alive at Democracy Now!.
http://www.democracynow.org/2015/1/1/matt_taibbi_and_the_9_billion (at 39 sec.)


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I got the impression that the Neil Degrasse Tyson Cosmos used the same script as the Sagan Cosmos. So, would it be possible to make one of these mixes with Tyson?


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Ha, I was just about to comment on how Amy Goodman always reads any number on D Now! the Sagan way. She seems to habitually stretch it out and emphasize any number, no matter how big or small.


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