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WIRED SCIENCE | Flotsam Found | PBS

Retired oceanographer Curt Ebbesmeyer and his colleague tracked thousands of plastic toys that fell off a freighter during a storm to map current patterns. Their work leads them to an unbelievable discovery; a mass of swirling garbage in the North Atlantic as large as the state of Texas. Tune in to WIRED SCIENCE on your local PBS station (check local listings). For more information, visit http://www.pbs.org/wiredscience
Length: 01:55

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