Almanac North - Oct 25, 2019

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Video Summary

The Alworth Memorial Fund has made quite a legacy during its 70 years of awarding scholarships to science and math majors. Meet one of the first recipients, and one of the latest. "Astro" Bob King's new book demystifies some of those odd myths about space, mixing science and humor in an engaging fasion. And we'll remember historian and author Marvin Lamppa.

Since 1949, the Alworth Memorial Fund has been awarding scholarships to science and math majors in the region. More than 5,100 students have been awarded some $52-million in scholarships, and we'll meet one of the first and one of the latest.

Local author "Astro" Bob King's new book "Urban Legends from Space" separates fact from fiction with science-based evidence. We have a fun interview about a fun read.

Funding for this program is provided by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Click here for more information or visit the Minnesota Legacy website.

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