January 5, 2013

The Man Who's Hosting New 'Cosmos'

Curtis Brainard, Columbia Journalism Review

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When it comes to making science popular and accessible, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson does it all. He’s the director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, which has inspired visitors from around the world to ponder the depths of space.

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TAGGED: Skepticism, Science Journalism, Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Cosmos


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