The world's favourite astrophysicist bares his soul and answers the biggest questions in the galaxy
Neil deGrasse Tyson was born in New York City the same week NASA was founded. After a BA in Physics from Harvard, a PhD in Astrophysics from Columbia, and a Postdoctoral research fellowship at Princeton, Tyson become the Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium, where he has served since 1996. Neil is the host of the award-winning Cosmos TV series, and StarTalk, the first ever science-based talk show and podcast. He has over 13 million Twitter followers, among the top 200 people in the world.
The most popular scientist in the world * Sunday Times *
Neil is brilliant and inspirational -- Brian Cox
Neil deGrasse Tyson is good as Carl Sagan. And that is saying a very great deal. Superb. -- Richard Dawkins
You provide inspiration to many here at NASA * Nasa *
He has absolutely mastered the ability to convey not only the substance of the science but the real excitement and passion that scientists are feeling when they are doing it -- Sean Carroll, bestselling author