NOVA’s Paula Apsell interviews Neil deGrasse Tyson about his book, The Pluto Files: The Rise and Fall of America’s Favorite Planet, and about his work in astrophysics. Neil deGrasse Tyson, the astrophysicist, is director of the Hayden Planetarium in New York and host of NOVA scienceNow.
BIO: Neil deGrasse Tyson
Neil deGrasse Tyson was born and raised in New York City where he was educated in the public schools clear through his graduation from the Bronx High School of Science. Tyson went on to earn his BA in Physics from Harvard and his PhD in Astrophysics from Columbia.