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The Moon, the Tides and why Neil DeGrasse Tyson is Colbert's God

A Conversation about Communicating Science

January 20, 2011
57 minutes
Neil deGrasse Tyson


Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson is the Director of the Hayden Planetarium in New York City, host of the PBS series NOVA Science Now and co-host (with comedienne Lynne Koplitz) of the radio show Star Talk. He is the author of nine books including his memoir The Sky is Not the Limit: Adventures of an Urban Astrophysicist and his most recent, The Pluto Files: The Rise and Fall of America's Favorite Planet.