Neil DeGrasse Tyson

Neil DeGrasse Tyson appears in the following:

Astrophysics for The Rest of Us

Thursday, May 04, 2017

Astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson talks gives an introduction to time and space for people in a hurry. 

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Neil deGrasse Tyson Gives Dark Matter a New Name: 'Fred'

Friday, April 17, 2015

The astrophysicist and host of National Geographic Channel's 'StarTalk' answers questions about the cosmos, like "Does a black hole look like a black hole?"  

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Pluto Was a Planet

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Astrophysicist and director of the American Museum of Natural History’s Hayden Planetarium Neil deGrasse Tyson looks at the fate of Pluto, which was long considered the ninth planet in our solar system until it was demoted to a "dwarf planet" in 2006. In The Pluto Files: The Rise and ...

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You've Been Plutoed

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Neil deGrasse Tyson, director of the Hayden Planetarium and author of The Pluto Files, talks about Pluto's demotion from planetary status -- and why it was so controversial.

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Once a Planet

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

When planets were officially defined, Pluto was left out in the cold. Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, director of the Hayden Planetarium, writes about his role in downgrading the 9th planet and the ensuing controversy in his new book The Pluto Files. Also, imagining a future without the Times; playwright and ...

Life, the Universe and Everything

Monday, May 28, 2007

Neil DeGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist at the American Museum of Natural History, director of the Hayden Planetarium, host of NOVA scienceNOW and author Death By Black Hole And Other Cosmic Quandaries (W.W. Norton, 2006), talks about the space elevators and the universe.

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Memorial in Sound

Monday, May 28, 2007

For Memorial Day, Dave Isay brings a personal tribute to one American soldier killed in Iraq from his two sisters recorded at the StoryCorps booth. Also: historian Ken Davis on the Civil War origins of the holiday; a proposal for a United States Department of Peace; class conflict in African ...