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Monumental Science in Washington D.C.

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Published on Sep 9, 2013

Why do we build monuments? What are they made of?
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I took a trip to Washington D.C. to check out some of our nation's most famous monuments. Where do they come from? From the depths of the Earth to the distant reaches of the cosmos, you'll never look at history the same way again.

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"Over the River and Through the River" - Father Sleep

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