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God of the Gaps & Frontier of Knowledge - Neil deGrasse Tyson

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Uploaded on Mar 1, 2011

"If that's how you want to invoke your evidence for god, then god is an ever-receding pocket of scientific ignorance."

After explaining that all of the physically understood matter accounts for only 4% of observed energy and gravitation in the universe, Neil Tyson is asked to reconcile the unexplained.

From "A Conversation about Communicating Science": http://youtube.com/watch?v=1ulkX-DA9BM
Graciously lifted from http://thesciencenetwork.org

For the history of the god of the gaps in science, see: http://youtube.com/watch?v=tTFwDpr14Bo

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson is the Director of the Hayden Planetarium in New York City, host of the PBS series NOVA Science Now and host of the radio show Star Talk. He is the author of nine books including his memoir The Sky is Not the Limit: Adventures of an Urban Astrophysicist and his most recent, The Pluto Files: The Rise and Fall of America's Favorite Planet.

All Content Copyright © 2007-2011 The Science Network

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