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  • In Depth with Neil deGrasse Tyson
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    In Depth with Neil deGrasse Tyson

    Author and astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson talked about his life and career and responds to viewer phone calls and tweets. Mr. Tyson, the director of the Hayden Planetarium in New York…

  • Astrophysicists Discuss emWelcome to the Universeem
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    Welcome to the Universe

    Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Michael A. Strauss, and J. Richard Gott talked about their book Welcome to the Universe: An Astrophysical Tour, in which they answer many of the questions of the…

  • emSpace Chroniclesem
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    Space Chronicles

    Neil deGrasse Tyson talked about the history and future of NASA and the U.S. space program. He argued that the exploration of space benefits Americans more than they may think. He responded…

  • emDeath by Black Holeem
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    Death by Black Hole

    Neil deGrasse Tyson talked about his book Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries, published by W.W. Norton. It is a collection of essays about the cosmos. Topics included astrophysics,…

  • emThe Pluto Filesem
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    The Pluto Files

    Neil deGrasse Tyson talked about The Pluto Files: The Rise and Fall of America’s Favorite Planet (W.W. Norton & Co.; January 26, 2009). He writes about the controversy over re-classifying Pluto as a comet. New…

  • History of Space Flight Programs
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    History of Space Flight Programs

    Following opening remarks, participants talked about the legacy of manned space flight and the history of the space program. They also talked about how past missions influenced future…

  • Space Exploration Policy
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    Space Exploration Policy

    Officials and scientists talked to reporters about the future of the U.S. space program. Among the topics they addressed were the role of the private sector in space exploration, changing…

  • Sea and Space Exploration
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    Sea and Space Exploration

    Scientists talked about new discoveries resulting from remote exploration of the oceans and space. Among the issues they addressed were what the discoveries taught about earth’s natural history,…