Neil deGrasse Tyson testifies during a U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation hearing on Wednesday, March 7, 2012 in Washington. Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls)

Commentary

Past, Present, and Future of NASA: U.S. Senate Testimony
Written Testimony submitted to the US Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, March 7, 2012.
If I Were President…
Part of collection of opinions on the topic: “If I Were President…” which appeared in the Sunday Review section of the New York Times, August 21, 2011.
Earth in danger!
A commentary on the many dangers facing the inhabitants of Earth, the Free Lance-Star, April 5, 2009.
For The Love of Hubble
The popular movement to keep the Hubble Space Telescope, and the march of discovery, alive. Parade Magazine, June 22, 2008.
Vote by Numbers
Commentary on the scientific analysis of polling data in the 2008 Democratic primaries, New York Times Op-Ed, June 6, 2008.
Why America Needs to Explore Space
A compelling argument for why America should remain a leader in space exploration, Parade Magazine, August 5, 2007.
Where Even the Sky is No Limit
A call to action for space innovation and inspiration, Florida Today, November 25, 2002.
Destiny in Space
A comparison of our achievements in space compared to Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, New York Times Op-Ed, January 1, 2001.
Misaligned Stars
A commentary on science literacy in the arts and society, New York Times, July 22, 1998.