“…Doing what has never been done before is intellectually seductive, whether or not we deem it practical.”

– Neil deGrasse Tyson [See source notes for link to a transcript and video of his entire speech]

Quote Number: 263

Source: Tyson, Neil deGrasse. “Neil deGrasse Tyson Testifies Before Senate Science Committee, March 7, 2012.” Address to The Senate Science Committee, Washington, D.C., March 7, 2012.

Source Note: An online transcript of Tyson’s full testimony can be found here and a video of his testimony can be found here

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