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The Universe as a Muse Read

Natural History Magazine

Exploring the trend of cosmic themes that serve as the artist's muse in much the same way that religious themes served artist's creativity during the Renaissance.

Sexiest Astrophysicist Alive Read

People Magazine

Voted sexiest astrophysicist alive by People Magazine in the November 13, 2000 issue.

On Earth As in the Heavens Read

Natural History Magazine

How we came to learn that the laws of nature we measure here on Earth apply through the universe.

Doubling Time Read

Natural History Magazine

For the past 200 years, the exponential growth of discovery has led every generation to declare they were living in the golden age of science and technology.

An Educator Shines At the Planetarium Read

The New York Times

A profile of Dr. Tyson published one week before the opening of the Rose Center for Earth and Space and the new Hayden Planetarium.

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.