Neil deGrasse Tyson

1958 - Today

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Neil deGrasse Tyson (American English: , British English, Australian English, New Zealand English, Indian English: ; born October 5, 1958) is an American astrophysicist, cosmologist, planetary scientist, author, and science communicator. Since 1996, he has been the Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the Rose Center for Earth and Space in New York City. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Neil deGrasse Tyson has received more than 9,229,364 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 24th most popular astronomer.

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Among astronomers, Neil deGrasse Tyson ranks 24 out of 495Before him are Abd al-Rahman al-Sufi, Robert Woodrow Wilson, Edmond Halley, Arthur Eddington, Giuseppe Piazzi, and Aryabhata. After him are Johannes Hevelius, Roger Joseph Boscovich, Avempace, Fred Hoyle, Heinrich Wilhelm Matthias Olbers, and Wilhelm Schickard.

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Among people born in 1958, Neil deGrasse Tyson ranks 6Before him are Michael Jackson, Madonna, Andrea Bocelli, Viggo Mortensen, and Tim Burton. After him are Sharon Stone, Ursula von der Leyen, Gary Oldman, Albert II, Prince of Monaco, Michelle Pfeiffer, and Kate Bush.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Neil deGrasse Tyson ranks 358 out of 12,171Before him are Herman Hollerith (1860), George Clooney (1961), Sandra Bullock (1964), David Carradine (1936), Zachary Taylor (1784), and Desmond Doss (1919). After him are Michael Jordan (1963), Nicole Kidman (1967), Crazy Horse (1840), Millard Fillmore (1800), Jack Ruby (1911), and Warren G. Harding (1865).

Among ASTRONOMERS In United States

Among astronomers born in United States, Neil deGrasse Tyson ranks 4Before him are Edwin Hubble (1889), Carl Sagan (1934), and Robert Woodrow Wilson (1936). After him are Charles Greeley Abbot (1872), William Alfred Fowler (1911), Asaph Hall (1829), Henrietta Swan Leavitt (1868), Percival Lowell (1855), Joseph Hooton Taylor Jr. (1941), Edward Emerson Barnard (1857), and Vera Rubin (1928).