Video Interview: The Age of the Universe

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March 22 2013 12:00 PM

HuffPo Video Interview on Planck and Our Old Universe

HuffPo live interview
My giant low-res head looms near Alyona Minkovski during my Huffington Post Live interview.

Image credit: Huffington Post

After yesterday's big astronomy news about the Universe being 13.82 billion years old, I did a video interview about the results on Huffington Post Live with Alyona Minkovski. Because why not, here it is:

I enjoyed that; they gave me enough time to have some fun with the topic, and still (hopefully) get across the main points: Science is always learning, there is very cool stuff out there still to figure out, and science is important.

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If that's all anyone walks away with after watching that, hey: I'm good.

Phil Plait writes Slate’s Bad Astronomy blog and is an astronomer, public speaker, science evangelizer, and author of Death From the Skies!  

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