Neil DeGrasse Tyson

Biography

Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson is the Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. He is also a research associate in the Department of Astrophysics at the museum. Professor Tyson earned his undergraduate degree in Physics from Harvard University and his Ph.D. in Astrophysics from Columbia University. In addition to his professional publishing and research interests, which include star formation, exploding stars, dwarf galaxies, and the structure of the Milky Way, Dr. Tyson has written prolifically for the public, including a series of essays in Natural History magazine on which My Favorite Universe is based. His books include a memoir, The Sky is Not the Limit: Adventures of an Urban Astrophysicist and One Universe: At Home in the Cosmos (coauthored with Charles Liu and Robert Irion), winner of the 2001 American Institute of Physics Science Writing Award to a Scientist. Dr. Tyson is host of the PBS television series NOVA scienceNOW. His contributions to the public appreciation of the cosmos have been recognized by the International Astronomical Union in their official naming of asteroid "13123 Tyson."

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Fight For Space

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400 Years of the Telescope

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The Truth Is in the Stars

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This Is Me... Now

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Sharknado 6: The Last One

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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Ultimate Edition

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400 Years of the Telescope

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Last Days on Earth

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