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Authors at Google: The Pluto Files Watch

Authors at Google

The Authors@Google talk on The Pluto Files at Google's New York office.

The World Will Not End in 2012 Watch

L.A. Public Library talk

Will the world end in 2012?

L.A. Public Library: Pluto Files Watch

LA Library talk

A discussion between Dr. Laura Danly and Dr. Tyson about Pluto, planethood, black holes, science policy, and intelligent design.

Astrophysicist Chronicles the Battle Over Pluto Listen


NPR's All things Considered interview about the battle over Pluto and its planethood.

American Freethought Listen

American Freethought

The American Freethought interviews Dr. Tyson and looks at the cosmic dust-up that resulted from the demotion of the planet Pluto to dwarf planet by the International Astronomical Union.

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Watch

Daily Show with Jon Stewart

Neil deGrasse Tyson wasn't able to leave the green room until he solved the Rubik's Cube in his gift bag.

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Watch

Daily Show with Jon Stewart

Neil deGrasse Tyson got hate mail from third graders because of Pluto. And, Jon asks, How will we die?

The Brian Lehrer Show Listen


Interview on WNYC's Brian Lehrer Show with reflections on Pluto and the night sky.

Living On Earth: The Pluto Files Listen

Living On Earth

Neil deGrasse Tyson didn't mean to get Pluto demoted from planet status; he just wanted people to think about the solar system differently. But changing the number of planets from nine to eight is just what happened when a debate sparked by the astrophysicist's Hayden Planetarium exhibit—sans Pluto—ended with the re-categorization of the icy rock to dwarf planet status.

Time's Ten Questions Read

Time Magazine

Time magazine interview on Pluto and what determines planethood.