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Chas Beichman

Astronomer Chas Beichman is Executive Director of the NASA Exoplanet Science Institute or NExScI, based at CalTech.  One of NExScI's components is the Sagan Fellowship Program.

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Celebrating Carl Sagan With Lou Friedman, Lynda Obst, Kip Thorne and More

11/12/2012 | 30:39
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November 9 was Planetary Society founder Carl Sagan's birthday, so we gathered a few of his close friends and several young scientists he inspired in front of a live audience. They also helped us celebrate Planetary Radio's 10th anniversary!

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