science literacy

Acceptance Remarks, Space Communicator Award


Space Communicator Award acceptance remarks at the Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation Stellar Awards Banquet.

Point of Inquiry: Communicating Science to the Public


Topics include approaches to informal science education, teaching science through pop-culture media outlets, and science and religion.

The Secular Society and its Enemies

Center For Inquiry

A panel discussion on the public understanding of science with Richard Dawkins, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Ann Druyan, Victor Stenger at the Secular Society and its Enemies workshop.

Point of Inquiry: Death by Black Hole


A Point of Inquiry interview on the popularization of science, spirituality, why scientists should be personally motivated to increase public science interest.

A Teacher, a Student and a Church-State Dispute

The New York Times

Commentary on the assertion that religious beliefs should be taught alongside science.

Point of Inquiry: The Sky Is Not the Limit


In this interview with DJ Grothe, Dr. Tyson discusses Pluto and planethood, life elsewhere in the universe, Intelligent Design, and eloquently explains how parents may foster an appreciation for science in children.

Goddard Memorial Dinner Keynote

Goddard Memorial Dinner Kenote Speech

Humorous analysis of the feeble state of science literacy in the United States and the consequences to the future of America's economy, security, and future in space. Containing reflections on education, pop culture, international relations, NASA, and religion.

SETI's Are We Alone?


SETI Institute's Are We Alone interview about NOVA Origins and what it's like to run the Hayden Planetarium.

American Scientist Interview

American Scientist Magazine

Interview about cosmic origins with American Scientist, the magazine of Sigma Xi, the scientific research society.

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