planethood

NOVA's The Pluto Files

NOVA

Take a cross-country journey to explore the rise and fall of America's favorite planet.

Cosmic Quandaries

Cosmic Quandaries

An hour and a half discussion about the universe, how Hollywood treats science in film, and other cosmic questions.

Point of Inquiry: The Pluto Files

POI

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.

Science Friday

Science Friday on NPR

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

C-SPAN's BookTV: The Pluto Files

C-SPAN's BookTV

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

Authors at Google: The Pluto Files

Authors at Google

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

L.A. Public Library: Pluto Files

LA Library talk

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

Astrophysicist Chronicles the Battle Over Pluto

NPR

NPR's All things Considered interview about the battle over Pluto and its planethood.

American Freethought

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.

The Brian Lehrer Show

WNYC

Interview on WNYC's Brian Lehrer Show with reflections on Pluto and the night sky.

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