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Neil deGrasse Tyson

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“The universe called me.”


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Neil deGrasse Tyson is an astrophysicist who shares his love of the universe with every single person who’ll listen.


Neil is a cosmic tie (and vest) collector.  He literally wears the universe!

When I look Up

Nine-year-old Neil deGrasse Tyson looks up and the universe calls him for a lifetime.

Wearing the Universe

Neil deGrasse Tyson wears the universe on his cosmic-themed ties and vests.

30 Second Science with Neil deGrasse Tyson

We give Neil deGrasse Tyson 30 seconds to describe his science and he does "The Matrix" dance.

10 Questions for Neil deGrasse Tyson

We ask Neil deGrasse Tyson 10 questions and watch him on Comedy Central.

Blog Posts

Neil deGrasse Tyson Walks The Dog
Visit Neil’s Cosmic Office!
Is The World Coming To An End?
Lion and Tigers, Colbert, Oh My!


About Neil deGrasse Tyson

Neil deGrasse Tyson is an astrophysicist and the Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Nature History.

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