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In the Beginning Read

Natural History Magazine

The first few moments of the universe are in reach of our theories and, for the first time, in reach of our experiments.

The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer Watch

PBS NewsHour

Interviewed on PBS's NewsHour with Jim Lehrer regarding the 2003 close encounter with Mars.

An Open Letter to Congress on Near Earth Objects Read

An open letter to the United States Congress on Near Earth Objects.

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.