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Heroes of Science Action Figures

By Vadim Newquist Nov 29, 2012

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Russell Gawthorpe

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Carl Sagan

Carl Sagan was an American astronomer and champion of skeptical inquiry and the scientific method. His PBS miniseries, Cosmos: A Personal Voyage, is still one of the most highly regarded science documentaries of all time. Sagan was an outspoken advocate for education and promoted the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence.

"Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known."

Tags: science, slideshows, life, neil degrasse tyson, marie curie, nikola tesla, albert einstein

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Vadim Newquist

Vadim Newquist is a writer, director, actor, animator, fire fighter, stunt driver, martial arts instructor, snake wrangler and time traveling bounty hunter who scales tall buildings with his bare hands and wrestles sharks in his spare time. He can do ten consecutive backflips in one jump, make cars explode with his mind, and can give fifty people a high-five at once without even lifting his hands. He holds multiple PhDs in nuclear physics, osteopathic medicine, behavioral psychology, breakdancing, and chilling out. He currently resides in Gotham City inside his stately mansion with his butler Alfred and his two cats.

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