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Happy Birthday, NASA Watch

NOVA ScienceNOW's Cosmic Perspective

Neil deGrasse Tyson is the same age as NASA, and both have come a long way in 50 years.

Intelligent Life? Watch

NOVA ScienceNOW's Cosmic Perspective

What would aliens conclude about intelligent life on our planet if they picked up our broadcast signals?

The Northern Lights Watch

NOVA ScienceNOW's Cosmic Perspective

Some of the most challenging problems in physics are rooted in the most beautiful-to-behold sights.

Telescopes in Space Watch

NOVA ScienceNOW's Cosmic Perspective

Neil Tyson describes the uproar in 2004 after NASA announced it had cut funding to repair the Hubble.

Bad News and Uncertainty Watch

NOVA ScienceNOW's Cosmic Perspective

Many people fear information that might contain bad news beyond their control, but such fear forfeits the opportunity to solve the problem. Here's how scientists approach bad news and uncertainty.

The Saturn V Rocket Watch

Saturn V Rocket

Unwrapping the Saturn V rocket in Neil deGrasse Tyson's office.

Time's Ten Questions Listen

Time Magazine

TIME'S Gilbert Cruz talks to astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson about stars, science, and our role in the universe.

Time's Ten Questions Read

Time Magazine

Ten Questions from Time Magazine's readers.

Dark Matter and Dark Energy Watch

NOVA ScienceNOW's Cosmic Perspective

According to Neil deGrasse Tyson, dark matter and dark energy could just as well be called without a clue A and without a clue B.

The Colbert Report Watch

Colbert Reportg

A discussion of dark matter and life in the universe.