David Hoffman: Sputnik mania

This quick TED talk entry is courtesy of TED.com. Filmmaker David Hoffman shares footage from his feature-length documentary Sputnik Mania, which shows how the Soviet Union’s launch of Sputnik in 1957 led to both the space race and the arms race — and jump-started science and math education around the world.

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