Neil deGrasse Tyson
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Neil deGrasse Tyson

Neil deGrasse Tyson was born in New York City the same week NASA was founded. His interest in the universe traces back to age 9, after a first visit to the Hayden Planetarium of the American Museum of Natural History. He was educated in the public schools of New York City through his graduation from the Bronx High School of Science. And after an BA in Physics from Harvard and a PhD in Astrophysics from Columbia and a Postdoctoral research fellowship at Princeton, Tyson become the Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium, where he has served since 1996.

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    • Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

    • By: Neil deGrasse Tyson
    • Narrated by: Neil deGrasse Tyson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within us? There's no better guide through these questions than astrophysicist and best-selling author Neil deGrasse Tyson....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome book for those new to astrophysics.

    • By TMort on 06-07-17

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Accessory to War

    • The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military
    • By: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Avis Lang
    • Narrated by: Courtney B. Vance, Neil deGrasse Tyson - introduction
    • Length: 18 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    In this fascinating foray into the centuries-old relationship between science and military power, acclaimed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and writer-researcher Avis Lang examine how the methods and tools of astrophysics have been enlisted in the service of war....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Inspiring, educational, patriotic.

    • By Kevin on 09-17-18

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Welcome to the Universe

    • An Astrophysical Tour
    • By: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Michael A. Strauss, J. Richard Gott
    • Narrated by: Michael Butler Murray
    • Length: 17 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 823
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 743
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    Welcome to the Universe is a personal guided tour of the cosmos by three of today's leading astrophysicists....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • So many things to learn

    • By lennyankireddi on 04-25-17

    Regular price: $29.95

    • The Inexplicable Universe: Unsolved Mysteries

    • By: Neil deGrasse Tyson, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Neil deGrasse Tyson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 1 min
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,759
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,258
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    Everything we now know about the universe - from the behavior of quarks to the birth of galaxies - has come from people who've been willing to ponder the unanswerable....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • "The Universe is in us!"

    • By Kristi R. on 01-05-15

    Regular price: $9.95

    • Origins

    • Fourteen Billion Years of Cosmic Evolution
    • By: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Donald Goldsmith
    • Narrated by: Kevin Kenerly
    • Length: 8 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,872
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,687
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,680

    Our true origins are not just human, or even terrestrial, but in fact cosmic....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliance!

    • By Max on 06-21-15

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Death by Black Hole

    • And Other Cosmic Quandaries
    • By: Neil deGrasse Tyson
    • Narrated by: Dion Graham
    • Length: 12 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,223
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,286
    • Story
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    Neil deGrasse Tyson has a talent for explaining the mysteries of space with stunning clarity. This collection of his essays from Natural History magazine explores a myriad of cosmic topics....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great for an introduction to space and astronomy

    • By Charles on 10-01-08

    Regular price: $22.99

    • Space Chronicles

    • Facing the Ultimate Frontier
    • By: Neil deGrasse Tyson
    • Narrated by: Mirron Willis
    • Length: 10 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
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    With his signature wit and thought-provoking insights, Neil deGrasse Tyson - one of our foremost thinkers on all things space - illuminates the past, present, and future of space exploration....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • The least helpful review of Space Chronicles.

    • By Joshua Kring on 06-17-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Pluto Files

    • The Rise and Fall of America's Favorite Planet
    • By: Neil deGrasse Tyson
    • Narrated by: Mirron Willis
    • Length: 4 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 808
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    This New York Times best-selling author chronicles America's irrational love affair with Pluto, man's best celestial friend.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Light and Still Revealing Read

    • By Laura on 02-12-09

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Das Universum für Eilige

    • By: Neil deGrasse Tyson
    • Narrated by: Oliver Rohrbeck
    • Length: 4 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Was ist das Wesen von Raum und Zeit? Wie ordnen wir Menschen uns in das universale Gefüge ein? Steckt das Universum gar in uns...

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    • Star Talk Radio: What's So Funny About Space

    • With Special Guest Joan Rivers
    • By: Neil deGrasse Tyson
    • Narrated by: Neil deGrasse Tyson
    • Length: 53 mins
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    What's so funny about space and science? Our season finale features the incomparable comedian Joan Rivers....

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