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Whether the topic is popcorn or particle physics, you can count on BrainStuff to explore -- and explain -- the everyday science in the world around us.

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What the Heck is GDP?

January 18th, 2017

GDP, GNP – what does it all mean? Jonathan explains what economists mean when they bring up these common economic indicators.

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