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Charlie Rose: The New Hayden Planetarium Watch

Charlie Rose

A discussion and tour of the Rose Center for Earth and Space at the American Museum of Natural History and the Hayden Planetarium. Joining Charlie are Ellen Futter, president of the American Museum of Natural History, James Stuart Polshek, the architect behind the planetarium, Neil deGrasse Tyson, the astrophysicist who will serve as director, and Paul Goldberger, architecture critic for The New Yorker magazine.

One Universe Buy

One Universe: At Home in the Cosmos

The connections of astrophysics with everyday life. The companion book to the 2000 opening of the Hayden Planetarium and the Rose Center for Earth and Space.

The Sky Is Not the Limit Buy

The Sky Is Not the Limit: Adventures of an Urban Astrophysicist by Neil deGrasse Tyson

The captivating story of a boy from the Bronx who grew up to be America's most prominent astrophysicist.

Putting a Milestone in Cosmic Perspective Read

The New York Times

A preview of the soon-to-open Rose Center for Earth and Space and the opening New Year's Eve gala.

Holy Wars Read

Natural History Magazine

A candid, though sensitive look at the failure of religious writings to offer insight into the nature of the physical universe.

Keynote Address: The 1998 Presidential Awards for Mathematics and Science Teaching Read

The keynote speech at the 1998 Presidential Awards for Mathematics and Science Teaching, where Dr. Tyson reflects on his own experiences in school.

Goldilocks and the Three Planets Read

Natural History Magazine

What conditions are favorable for life to exist in the universe?

Pluto's Honor Read

Natural History Magazine

What makes Pluto peculiar and why it's no longer considered a planet.

Certain Uncertainties, Part II Read

Natural History Magazine

Setting the record straight on data uncertainty and society's perception of science.

Certain Uncertainties, Part I Read

Natural History Magazine

Setting the record straight on data uncertainty and society's perception of science.