I may have been the very first black person — certainly the first black person I ever noticed — to appear on TV as an expert on something that had nothing to do with being black. This was 1988. That’s tragic.
Heir to Carl Sagan’s role as explainer of the universe, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson is director of New York’s Hayden Planetarium.
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When I first saw it in the field: ‘Shiiiit, that’s a really well preserved dinosaur.’