By Marne Ventura
Have you stared into the evening sky, packed with stars and planets? As a child, Neil deGrasse Tyson was once 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 recent York's Hayden Planetarium. he's keen about instructing humans concerning the universe. identified for making technology enjoyable and straightforward to appreciate, he has hosted and seemed on television indicates akin to Nova ScienceNow and The day-by-day express with Jon Stewart. He even has multiple million Twitter fans! yet how did he get there? persist with his course from involved child to well known house specialist.
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1991 Tyson earns a doctorate degree from Columbia University in astrophysics. 2001 President George W. 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.
The universe was calling him.
32 THIS PAGE INTENTIONALLY LEFT BLANK SPACE ADVOCATE NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON Alternate Reality Game Designer Jane McGonigal Astrophysicist and Space Advocate Neil deGrasse Tyson Flickr Cofounder and Web Community Creator Caterina Fake Google Glass and Robotics Innovator Sebastian Thrun iPod and Electronics Visionary Tony Fadell YouTube Founders Steve Chen, Chad Hurley, and Jawed Karim AND S T E M TRAILBLAZER BIOS ASTROPHYSICIST Tyson pursued his interest in astronomy and studied to be an astrophysicist.