Young Astronomer Linda talks with Tyler Nordgren, a graduate student of astronomy at Cornell University. They talks about how Carl Sagan, who died today at the age of 62, inspired him to study astronomy. Nordgren used to rush home from school to watch Sagan's PBS series "Cosmos" on television, and eventually decided to study interacting galaxies as a result.
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Linda talks with Tyler Nordgren, a graduate student of astronomy at Cornell University. They talks about how Carl Sagan, who died today at the age of 62, inspired him to study astronomy. Nordgren used to rush home from school to watch Sagan's PBS series "Cosmos" on television, and eventually decided to study interacting galaxies as a result.