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A Perfect World Read

Astrobiology Magazine

A piece that appeared in Astrobiology Magazine about hopes for the future.

Reaching for the Stars: America's Choice Read

Natural History Magazine

A sensitive reflection on the Columbia Shuttle tragedy and its implications for the future of space exploration.

Stars In His Eyes Over A Pen Read

The New York Times

A profile of Dr. Tyson's fondness for fountain pens.

Stick In the Mud Astronomy Read

Natural History Magazine

If you have nothing else to do at night, you can learn a lot about the sky from only a stick in the ground.

Footprints in the Sands of Science Read

Natural History Magazine

How different societies and cultures at different times have invested in cosmic discovery and left their mark on modern science.

Where Even the Sky is No Limit Read

Florida Today

A call to action for space innovation and inspiration.

Commission on the Future of the U.S. Aerospace Industry Read

Aero Commission Report

The final report of the Presidential Commission on the Future of the United States Aerospace Industry.

Let There Be Dark Read

Natural History Magazine

Light pollution in all wavelengths of the electromagnetic spectrum, and its damaging effects on astronomical research.

World Trade Center Anniversary Read

The New York Times

Reflections on the anniversary of the attacks on September 11, 2001.

The Periodic Table of the Cosmos Read

Natural History Magazine

From helium, which was discovered on the Sun, to Uranium, which was named after the planet Uranus, the periodic Table of the elements is replete with references to astrophysics.