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The Legacy of Jules Verne in Science and Literature

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The Legacy of Jules Verne in Science and Literature

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The Legacy of Jules Verne in Science and Literature

The Legacy of Jules Verne in Science and Literature

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Jules Verne died 100 years ago this spring. We'll talk about his legacy to literature and science, and take a look at two research projects he might have appreciated: drilling to the center of the Earth and finding the right place to live on the Moon.

Guest:

Brian Taves, Kluge Staff Fellow, Library of Congress. Trustee, North American Jules Verne Society in Washington, D.C.