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Columbia University: Astrophysicists & Neil deGrasse Tyson on LIGO

Neil deGrasse Tyson took the stage together with other astrophysicists at the Columbia University to speak after a historic result was revealed: the first direct detection of gravitational waves.  

National Geographic: Sex in Space: Fan Questions | StarTalk

Watch Neil get into the nitty gritty of what it would be like to have sex in space.  

GE: Neil DeGrasse Tyson & Bill Nye | Is ‘Mad Max’ Our Future?

GE works on things that matter. The best people and the best technologies taking on the toughest challenges. Finding solutions in energy, health and home, transportation and finance. Building, powering, moving and curing the world. Not just imagining. Doing. GE works.  

Cosmos Panel QA Featuring Seth MacFarlane, Neil Degrasse Tyson, Ann Druyan | DevoutNone

Cosmos A Space Time Odyssey stars Neil Degrasse Tyson. Seth MacFarlane and Ann Druyan join Neil Degrasse Tyson on stage in front of a live crowd for the Cosmos premiere and live panel QA session. Neil Degrasse Tyson, Seth MacFarlane, Ann Druyan, Brannon Braga and Mitchell Cannold.  

National Geographic: Neil deGrasse Tyson – Cosmos – Weather Versus Climate Change

Neil deGrasse Tyson breaks down the differences between weather and climate change.  

A Conversation with Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson – SXSW Interactive 2014

Every year in March, SXSW entertains thousands of attendees at its Interactive, Film and Music conferences & festivals in Austin TX. This year SXSW will feature 250+ films, 1800+ bands, 400+ talks, 4 exhibitions, and hundreds of special events.  

AMNH: 2014 Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate: Selling Space

Space exploration is entering a new era. Dozens of aerospace companies have emerged in recent years, all with the goal of commercializing space as never before. From serving NASA’s cargo needs to sending tourists on space vacations to mining asteroids for profit, this next generation of entrepreneurs, and not NASA, may be the ones who …

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Niel deGrasse Tyson: Delusions of Space Enthusiasts – Personal Perspectives

Published on Mar 24, 2014 The California Institute of Technology, Graduate Aeronautical Laboratories (GALCIT), Northrop Grumman Space Technology, and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory hosted “Fifty Years in Space” — an international conference in celebration of the 50th anniversary of space exploration — at the California Institute of Technology from September 19-21, 2007. Noted luminaries, including …

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Big Think: Neil deGrasse Tyson: My Man, Sir Isaac Newton

Uploaded on Jun 3, 2011 Neil deGrasse Tyson says Newton’s writings defy gravity by making his hair stand up.  

Neil deGrasse Tyson @ London Real – Cosmos

Published on Mar 2, 2014 Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson is the new host of Cosmos. Neil deGrasse Tyson is…well, a dude! Dressed in cowboy boots and an embroidered shirt he represents the essence of ultracool nerdiness. Trained as a wrestler in high school he soon became the self-appointed “Defender of the Geeks.” Now one could …

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AMNH: Defending Earth from Asteroids with Neil deGrasse Tyson

There are about a million near-Earth asteroids that are large enough to substantially damage or destroy a major city, as evidenced by the explosion over Chelyabinsk, Russia, in February 2013 of a meteor no bigger than a large truck, which injured more than 1,000 people. With current space technology, scientists know how to deflect the …

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AMNH: 2011 Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate: The Theory of Everything

Can the entire universe be explained with a single, unifying theory? This is perhaps the most fundamental question in all of science, and it may also be the most controversial. Albert Einstein was among the first to envision a unified theory that could account for the behavior of all matter and energy in the cosmos, …

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AMNH: 2013 Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate: The Existence of Nothing

The concept of nothing is as old as zero itself. How do we grapple with the concept of nothing? From the best laboratory vacuums on Earth to the vacuum of space to what lies beyond, the idea of nothing continues to intrigue professionals and the public alike. Join moderator and Hayden Planetarium Director Neil deGrasse …

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Neil DeGrasse Tyson: Blackholes and Other Cosmic Quandries

Hosted by 92nd Street Y, Niel DeGrasse Tyson talks about Black holes and other cosmic quandaries. 92nd Street Y is a nonprofit community and cultural center that connects people at every stage of life to the worlds of education, the arts, health and wellness. Neil deGrasse Tyson is an American astrophysicist and science communicator. He …

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Neil deGrasse Tyson: House Science & National Labs Caucus

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson kicked off the House Science & National Labs Caucus with a lecture at the Library of Congress. Speaker Biography: Neil deGrasse Tyson is an American astrophysicist and science communicator. He is currently the Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the Rose Center for Earth and Space and a …

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Origins Project: The Great Debate | The Storytelling of Science

The Storytelling of Science features a panel of esteemed scientists, public intellectuals, and award-winning writers including well-known science educator Bill Nye, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins, theoretical physicist Brian Greene, Science Friday’s Ira Flatow, popular science fiction writer Neal Stephenson, executive director of the World Science Festival Tracy Day, and Origins Project …

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Authors@Google: Neil deGrasse Tyson

The Authors@Google program welcomed Neil deGrasse Tyson to Google’s New York office to discuss his book, “The Pluto Files”. “The New York Times best-selling author chronicles America’s irrational love affair with Pluto, man’s best celestial friend.

Stephen Colbert interviews Neil deGrasse Tyson

A discussion about science, society, and the universe with Stephen Colbert, who is out of character, at the Kimberley Academy in Montclair, New Jersey.