Making a Copy

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     Aspiring astronauts walk on the surface of fake Mars, which is really a volcano in Hawaii. (Courtesy of Ross Lockwood)

    Aspiring astronauts walk on the surface of fake Mars, which is really a volcano in Hawaii. (Courtesy of Ross Lockwood)

    Can a copy really be as good as the real thing? We’ll explore that question on this episode. We’ll meet robotic cats that live in nursing homes that provide comfort, bite into a fake meat burger that bleeds, and travel to (fake) Mars to experience life on another planet. Plus, we find out why our recorded voices sound so weird to us with one of the most famous voices on the radio — Terry Gross. 

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