Neil deGrasse Tyson: A Startalk’s Guide to Mind-blowing Cosmic Queries
March 2, 2021
In This Episode:
World-renowned Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson joins Jill Wine-Banks and Victor Shi to talk about his brand new book “Cosmic Queries: StarTalk’s Guide to Who We Are, How We Got Here, and Where We’re Going.” In our conversation with Neil, we discuss his new book, his take on some of the biggest, most fascinating questions facing our universe such as What is our place in the universe? Is there life elsewhere? What will lead to the end of civilization? We also talk about Neil’s ties and his thoughts on the importance of critical thinking and curiosity. Neil is currently the director of the Hayden Planetarium at New York’s American Museum of Natural History and a prolific author. He hosts the podcast StarTalk and hosted two seasons of Cosmos, televised by Fox and National Geographic. Neil has received 21 honorary doctorates and NASA’s Distinguished Public Service Medal.