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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.

Space Travel Troubles Read

Natural History Magazine

The challenges and solutions to affordable space travel.

Just Visiting This Planet Buy

Just Visiting this Planet by Neil deGrasse Tyson

A collection of six years from a Q & A column written monthly for Star Date magazine.

Misaligned Stars Read

The New York Times

A commentary on science literacy in the arts and society.