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Frank White

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Frank White is a magna cum laude graduate of Harvard College, a member of Phi Beta Kappa, and a Rhodes Scholar. He earned his M.Phil. in Politics from Oxford University. He has authored or coauthored 10 books on topics ranging from space exploration to climate change. His best-known work, The Overview Effect: Space Exploration and Human Evolution, is considered by many to be a seminal work in the field of space exploration. Planetary Collective’s film called “Overview,” based largely on his work, has had nearly 8 million plays on Vimeo. Frank is co-founder of the Overview Institute, a leading organization dedicated to analyzing the Overview Effect and disseminating its findings. He considers himself to be a "space philosopher," and has long advocated developing a philosophy of space exploration.



Past shows:

Ice Ages & Climate Change / Space Exploration

Brian Fagan discussed climate change and the Little Ice Age. Followed by Frank White on space exploration philosophies. More »


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