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Neil deGrasse Tyson on why humans should really go to Mars Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson explains why he opposes the idea of putting some humans on Mars in case a catastrophe wipes out Earth. He argues that we should go to the red planet purely for scientific innovation. He also talks about the multiverse, time travel, and his book “Astrophysics for People in a Hurry.” Neil DeGrasse Tyson is director of New York’s Hayden Planetarium and author of “Astrophysics for People in a Hurry.” (Photo by Miller Mobley)
Neil DeGrasse Tyson on why we should - or maybe should not - go to Mars “The universe is under no obligation to make sense to you,” writes Neil DeGrasse Tyson is his new book titled “Astrophysics for People in a Hurry.” He talks about the multiverse, time travel, and why he opposes the idea of putting some humans on Mars in case a catastrophe wipes out Earth. Instead, he argues we should go to Mars for scientific innovation. Neil DeGrasse Tyson is director of New York’s Hayden Planetarium and author of “Astrophysics for People in a Hurry.” (Photo by Miller Mobley)
Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson is an author, astrophysicist, and Director of The Hayden Planetarium at The American Museum of Natural History. He names blues as his favorite genre, but his song picks are mostly a celebration of life – from a gospel classic to a Van Morrison love song and a prog rock hit with an interesting twist.
Previewing James Comey's blockbuster testimony Former FBI director James Comey testifies Thursday in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee, but his opening statement has been released. In it, he says he felt pressured by Donald Trump to declare loyalty to him and publicly clear him of any wrongdoing in the Russia investigation.
Accusations of lying fly between James Comey and White House During his testimony Thursday, former FBI Director James Comey accused President Trump and other White House officials of lying when they said the FBI was in disarray and its staff had lost confidence in him. President Trump’s lawyer said Comey was wrong -- that the president never asked for his loyalty, and never asked him to back off the investigation into former NSA director Michael Flynn.
Shaking up the USDA, 'The Beef Cookbook' and 'Tartine All Day' Peggy Lowe explains why Trump’s pick for USDA Secretary is rattling rural America. Dario Cecchini talks future plans for Chianti ramen, and Richard Turner shares cuts from “PRIME: The Beef Cookbook.” Writer Matthew Sedacca looks at the controversy behind liquid smoke. Jonathan Gold tries Chengdu-style dishes, and Elisabeth Prueitt of Tartine fills us in on the latest. Plus, chef Michael Beckman shares a recipe for cactus confit.