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Desktop Diaries: Neil deGrasse Tyson

The Secret Life of Scientists and EngineersThe Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

Step into Neil deGrasse Tyson’s office in the Hayden Planetarium, and you’ll find that he surrounds himself with stars—van Gogh’s Starry Night on the wall, celestial-themed wine bottles on the bookshelf, a cluster of space ties. But the highlights of deGrasse Tyson’s desktop constellation are more personal: Keep an eye out for the Saturn lamp he lathed as a kid and an unusual action figure.