One Thing: Science

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We asked eleven of our sharpest local observers what they thought were the most important stories and trends of the year. From politics and music to faith, literature and film, they weigh in on the one thing that shaped 2012.

Senior Science Correspondent for The Huffington Post and the Host of “Talk Nerdy to Me,” Cara Santa Maria talks about the one thing that was most exciting in science in 2012.  “Yes, we’ve been to Mars before… but this was the first time that we sent such a large craft that was capable of doing so much science.”

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