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(TV Series documentary) (executive editor - 67 episodes)
(TV Series documentary) (executive editor - 6 episodes)
(book editor, with Steven Soter) "Cosmic Horizons: Astronomy at the Cutting Edge". New York: New Press, 2001. ISBN 1565846028
1 Print Biography |
2 Interviews |
3 Articles |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
Neil deGrasse Tyson Ph.D. | Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson
6' 2" (1.88 m)
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[Regarding Close Encounters of the Third Kind
(1977)] - They all knew the mother-ship was coming, they all knew it was a flying saucer, they all knew it came from another planet through the vacuum of space. And so what do they do, to the left of that monument? They set up runway lights. And I'm thinking, if you could travel through the vacuum of space, you don't need runway lights. Runway lights ...
First African American director of the American Museum of Natural History's Hayden Planetarium, in New York City. Tyson is also a researcher, a professor of astrophysics at Princeton University, and a general-interest science columnist. Author of books for nonspecialists on space and the universe (listed under Other Works).