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Earth in danger! Read

A commentary on the many dangers facing the inhabitants of Earth.

Point of Inquiry: The Pluto Files Listen


In this Point of Inquiry conversation, recent discoveries in astronomy are discussed along with the controversy regarding the status of Pluto and whether teaching the controversy over Pluto's status is helpful in teaching astronomy, and how this compares to the "teaching the controversy" argument regarding evolution versus intelligent design creationism.

Voice of America Listen


Voice of America News profile with Adam Phillips.

On Science and Religion Watch

U Texas Maverick Speakers

Excerpt from the Maverick Speaker Series at the University of Texas at Arlington.

Science Friday Listen

Science Friday on NPR

Discussion of Pluto, teaching science, and the state of NASA.

C-SPAN's BookTV: The Pluto Files Watch


A speech on the controversy over re-classifying Pluto as a dwarf planet.

Authors at Google: The Pluto Files Watch

Authors at Google

The Authors@Google talk on The Pluto Files at Google's New York office.

The World Will Not End in 2012 Watch

L.A. Public Library talk

Will the world end in 2012?

L.A. Public Library: Pluto Files Watch

LA Library talk

A discussion between Dr. Laura Danly and Dr. Tyson about Pluto, planethood, black holes, science policy, and intelligent design.

American Freethought Listen

American Freethought

The American Freethought interviews Dr. Tyson and looks at the cosmic dust-up that resulted from the demotion of the planet Pluto to dwarf planet by the International Astronomical Union.