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10:36 am
Fri June 8, 2012

The Winning Answer To A Burning Question

Originally published on Fri June 8, 2012 10:53 am

Alan Alda challenged scientists to explain what a flame is to an 11-year-old. Three months and more than 800 entries later he is back with the winner of the contest. Ira Flatow and guests discuss the winning entry and why the contest was an effective exercise in science communication.

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