Neil deGrasse Tyson

Your personal astrophysicist and host of the Emmy Award winning, COSMOS: A SpaceTime Odyssey and StarTalk with Neil deGrasse Tyson.  Dr. Tyson’s passion for science communication changes the way we think about the universe.

  • Astrophysicist and Host of Cosmos: A Space-Time Odyssey inspired by Carl Sagan’s Cosmos: A Personal Voyage. 
  • Host of StarTalk with Neil deGrasse Tyson on National Geographic Channel.
  • The face of StarTalk Radio presenting authoritative, innovative, and entertaining scientific stories.
  • As the Director of the Hayden Planetarium, Tyson conducts research in astrophysics and brings the universe down to Earth!
  • Explore the expectations of where we should be in space by now and the geopolitical, cultural, and economic realities that limit it.
  • Tyson is the recipient of 21 honorary doctorates and the NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal, the highest award given by NASA to a non-government citizen.

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It's very evident he cares about and relates well to youth…very clear that his presentation wasn't his "job" but his passion. He inspired them, without a doubt.

- Harmony Institute

Our Board of Trustees insists that we bring in the most remarkable leaders we can find in any field. Dr. Tyson's address exceeded our expectations in every regard.

- Brigham Young University

Dr. Tyson was a rock star! He was definitely the most well-received speaker at this conference.

- James Randi Foundation