Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson is an award-winning astrophysicist and director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History. He’s also an author and TV show host. BL sat down with Tyson to pick his brain about what it takes to have a career in science.
Astronomy. Astrophysics. What’s the difference? Astronomy studies objects, forces and matter in the universe. Astrophysics is a branch of astronomy that focuses on the physical and chemical properties of all that stuff.