Where did we come from? And are we alone? To seek the real answers to those questions, you have to explore space and if you stop exploring, if you say ‘I don’t care, I’m not going to look up and out and beyond the horizon,’ what does that say about you? It’s not good.

Bill Nye, speaking to CNN about his fears that cutting NASA’s space exploration budget could set us back decades compared to other nations.

Like he says, this kind of research is not a faucet you turn on and off, it’s a slow drip that you nurture and catch every precious drop. And then you use that precious liquid to feed the soul of our economy.

More at: U.S. risks losing its space edge – CNN.com

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I love Bill Nye you guys!