Latest Neil deGrasse Tyson Stories

2014-06-19 08:20:59

CANNES, France, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrated Astrophysicist, former NASA Advisory Council member, and New York Times best-selling author Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson, is to deliver the fourth annual Ogilvy & Mather Inspire lecture at this year's Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity today in Cannes at 2.00 p.m.. Exploring the pervasive curiosity that motivates all truly creative people to explore new ideas, Dr. Tyson will examine the drivers of creative thinking across...

2014-05-24 23:01:55

Inspired by the celebrity of one of the world’s most infamous astrophysicists, Neil deGrasse Tyson, GradSchools.com released an infographic that emphasizes the importance of understanding that scientists can lead interesting lives outside of academia. Prospective students interested in earning a graduate degree in physics or other scientific fields will not have to spend their lives locked in a laboratory to be successful in their profession. Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) May 24, 2014...

2014-03-04 16:24:34

Original Series Set to Air in Two-Day NGC Marathon This Weekend, Saturday-Sunday, March 8-9, 2014 WASHINGTON, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 34 years after it originally aired on television, the National Geographic Channel will rebroadcast all 13 episodes of Carl Sagan's ground-breaking series "COSMOS: A PERSONAL VOYAGE" as a two-day event this weekend, Saturday, March 8, from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday, March 9, from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. The two-day marathon will...

PBS Documentary To Explore The Effects Of Light Pollution
2012-07-05 14:08:31

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The world may start to look a little darker if the Public Broadcasting Service's new campaign has an influence in the matter. PBS will be joining the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) by airing "The City Dark" - documentary that explores the problems of light pollution. IDA has been working for nearly 25 years to raise awareness about the problems light pollution causes by drowning out the night sky. Many of the issues IDA...

2011-08-01 11:50:00

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Aeronautic and Space Administration (NASA) has awarded Geocent, LLC President Dr. Robert (Bobby) Savoie its highest civilian honor, the Distinguished Public Service Medal, for outstanding leadership and support. According to NASA, "(Dr. Savoie's) professionalism, competency, the relationships he has forged over the years, and the mutual respect he brings to the endeavor, are instrumental in executing this vision. His voluntary...

2011-01-28 17:52:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To spark greater interest in learning science and technology among young people, the Science & Entertainment Exchange of the National Academy of Sciences is holding a summit that will bring together leading scientists, engineers, and educators with writers, directors, and producers from the movie and television industry to think of creative uses of entertainment as a science learning tool. SPEAKERS INCLUDE: -----------------...

2010-12-06 00:00:39

New York, NY: Sunday, December 5: StarTalk returns to the airwaves, with astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson as host, and Jon Stewart as his inaugural guest. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 4, 2010 StarTalk returns to the airwaves, with astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson as host, and Jon Stewart as his inaugural guest. StarTalk will be broadcast live every Sunday at 6:00 pm ET from CBS Radio Studios in New York City. StarTalk bridges the gap between Pop Culture and Pop Science with clarity,...

2010-01-12 08:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- EarthSky -a clear voice for science heard around the world -- and more than 600 scientists today announced the selection of Neil deGrasse Tyson as the EarthSky Science Communicator of the Year for 2009. Dr. Tyson is an astrophysicist and the Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. Since 2006, he has served as host of PBS's educational television show NOVA scienceNOW. He has been a...

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