The first era of U.S. manned spaceflight ends, and we are the adults of this nation now. Armstrong and eleven other men visited the Moon, but those of us who were watching, as young as we might have been then, are the space generation.
From GZA and Neil deGrasse Tyson we learn that exposure to a multitude of positive experiences is the key to creating more options in the future for young people.
Spaceflight is hard. Really hard. And that's one reason that we bother going to space at all.
When you really stop to think about it, we are made of stardust -- reassembled in flesh, blood, mind, and spirit on the earth. We enter into the world through love, the greatest emotion in the entire universe, every one of us a unique soul.
As a New Yorker, I know I haven't seen more than a handful of stars on any given night and the sad thing is, I didn't remember what I was missing until I watched The City Dark.
Neil deGrasse Tyson -- known as the "sexiest" astrophysicist alive, host of Nova ScienceNow on PBS, and Stephen Colbert's favorite interviewee -- weighs in about climate change.
Do teen crushes ever really go away? Or does our judgment get better?
In 2000, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, director of the Hayden Planetarium (and People's Sexiest Astrophysicist Alive), downsized Pluto from a super-cute planet to a tiny, icy body.
The need for identifiable and celebrated minority science figures is no less urgent today than it was during the Civil Rights era.