49 minutes | May 10, 2021

Things You Thought You Knew – Need for Speed

Metric system, acceleration, and heat shields, Oh my! On this episode, Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice run us through some stuff you thought you knew: the metric system in the US, speed versus acceleration, and heat shields.

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Photo Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

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