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James Van Allen: The First Eight Billion Miles

Duration: 38:58 (Full Program)
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A new biography of Mt. Pleasant, Iowa native James Van Allen by Northwestern University Professor Abigail Foerstner is the subject of this special edition of Live From Prairie Lights. Recognized as Iowa's greatest scientiest, Van Allen was among the principle scientific investigators for 24 space missions and has been called the “father of space science.”

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Post Date: February 14, 2008