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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...

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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2009-11-21 08:42:54

Winners of AAAS Kavli Awards include television and radio stories supported by NSF A television feature about growing diamonds in the lab, and a radio story that dramatizes some strange coincidences in a discussion of randomness and probability won recognition earlier this month in the 2009 AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards. Both programs were funded in part by the National Science Foundation. "Diamond Factory" was produced by Julia Cort for WGBH's NOVA science NOW, and aired on public...

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2005-03-22 06:55:00

In Part Four in the series on stellar and terrestrial evolution, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Director of the Hayden Planetarium and host of the PBS/NOVA Series "Origins", discusses his role in the President's Commission on the Moon, Mars and Beyond, and the surprising things he learned from testimony presented to the commission. Astrobiology Magazine -- Neil deGrasse Tyson is the Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, and also a Visiting Research...

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2005-02-02 08:03:52

In Part Three in the series on stellar and terrestrial evolution, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Director of the Hayden Planetarium and host of the PBS/NOVA Series "Origins", discusses the limits of radio searches for extraterrestrial life. Astrobiology Magazine -- Neil deGrasse Tyson is the Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, and also a Visiting Research Scientist at Princeton University's Department of Astrophysics. He writes a monthly column...

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2005-01-31 07:31:05

In Part One in the series on stellar and terrestrial evolution, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Director of the Hayden Planetarium and host of the PBS/NOVA Series "Origins", describes the origin and evolution of astrobiology and its public interpretations. Astrobiology Magazine -- Neil deGrasse Tyson is the Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, and also a Visiting Research Scientist at Princeton University's Department of Astrophysics. He writes a...


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mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.