The Pluto Files: The Rise and Fall of America's Favorite Planet

Version: Unabridged
Author: Neil DeGrasse Tyson
Narrator: Mirron Willis
Genres: Science & Technology, Astronomy & Physics
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Published In: January 2009
# of Units: 4 CDs
Length: 4 hours, 22 minutes
Ratings:
Tell Your Friends:

Overview

When the International Astronomical Union voted Pluto out of planethood, Americans rallied behind this extraterrestrial underdog. Pluto is entrenched in our cultural, patriotic view of the cosmos, and Tyson is on a quest to discover why.

Author Details

Author Details

Tyson, Neil DeGrasse

Neil D. Tyson is research scientist in astrophysics at Princeton University and Curator of Astronomy, Hayden Planetarium, American Museum of Natural History. A graduate of the Bronx High School of Science in New York City, Dr. Tyson received his B.A. in Physics from Harvard and his Ph.D. in Astrophysics from Columbia. He is author of the question-and-answer book "Merlin's Tour of the Universe," published by Columbia University Press