By Marne Ventura
Have you stared into the evening sky, filled with stars and planets? As a child, Neil deGrasse Tyson used to be star-struck whilst he first visited a planetarium. The universe was once calling him.
Tyson pursued his curiosity in astronomy and studied to be an astrophysicist. In 1996, he grew to become the director of latest York's Hayden Planetarium. he's obsessed with instructing humans concerning the universe. recognized for making technology enjoyable and straightforward to appreciate, he has hosted and seemed on television exhibits corresponding to Nova ScienceNow and The day-by-day express with Jon Stewart. He even has a couple of million Twitter fans! yet how did he get there? stick to his direction from involved child to well known area specialist.
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Additional info for Astrophysicist and Space Advocate Neil deGrasse Tyson (STEM Trailblazer Bios)
Bush asks Tyson to study the future of exploring space for the United States. 2009 Tyson creates and hosts the StarTalk radio talk show. 2013 Neil deGrasse Tyson is born on October 5 in New York City. 1980 Tyson graduates from Harvard University and earns a degree in physics. 1995 Tyson becomes the director of the Hayden Planetarium. 2006 Tyson begins hosting the first of five seasons of NOVA ScienceNow. 2011 Time magazine honors Tyson’s Twitter feed as one of the top 140 in the world for the first time.
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Astrophysicist and Space Advocate Neil deGrasse Tyson (STEM Trailblazer Bios) by Marne Ventura