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Science Fact or Science Fiction: Heroes Of Science Edition!

By Vadim Newquist Mar 17, 2014

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FACT!

Astronomer Edwin Hubble created his famed Hubble Telescope on a dare made by friends of his at the science academy who believed there was no way possible to create a functioning telescope lens larger than a manhole.


Science Fact or Science Fiction? 
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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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