Neil deGrasse Tyson is an American astrophysicist, author, and science communicator. Tyson earned his BA in Physics from Harvard and his PhD in Astrophysics from Columbia. Tyson is the fifth head since 1935 of the world-renowned Hayden Planetarium in New York City and the first occupant of its Frederick P. Rose Directorship. He is also a research associate of the Department of Astrophysics at the American Museum of Natural History. In addition to dozens of professional publications, Tyson has written, and continues to write for the public. Tyson’s 2017 best-seller Astrophysics for People in a Hurry offered more than one million readers an insightful and accessible understanding of the universe. Recently Tyson served as Executive Editor and on camera Host & Narrator for Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey, the 21st century continuation of Carl Sagan’s landmark television series.