Monday, March 10, 2014
Neil deGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist with the American Museum of Natural History and host of the new series "Cosmos," discusses his work in astronomy, and takes questions from listeners. If you're worried about the multi-verse collapsing in on itself, don't worry -- he explains.
Thursday, June 27, 2013
Carl Sagan once wrote a mischievous paper called "A Search for Life on Earth from the Galileo Spacecraft". Being a living Earthling, he knew he'd find life here. So what was he really up to? The experiment he ran in 1990 is about to be repeated in a few weeks. Here's my closer look.
Friday, December 03, 2010
Last spring, a young guy at the checkout counter was being friendly. “Who do you like,' he said, 'Boston or L.A?” It took me a minute. In order to be sociable, I didn’t tell him the truth, which is that I have zero interest in the NBA. Instead, I picked . . . um . . . one of them. With enthusiasm!