President’s Speech On Terrorism And San Bernardino, Year In Science News, History And Importance Of Positive Thinking

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From the New Horizons mission to Pluto to a trip to the dwarf planet Ceres, space exploration captured the science world’s attention this year. A science editor joins us to recap the biggest stories from space in 2015. We also explore how positive thinking has shaped the modern world, and recap President Obama’s speech on the San Bernardino shootings and the fight against terrorism.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Matt Oleson Producer
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • Galen Druke Producer
  • Andrew Kydd Guest
  • Bill Andrews Guest
  • Mitch Horowitz Guest

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