The recent excitement of the "Super moon" this past May 4 is no surprise to astrophysicist, Neil DeGrasse Tyson. This type of enthusiasm is just what the nation needs, especially during a recession economy.
When a Time magazine reader asked astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson to share "the most astounding fact about the Universe," he answered in a video. The vividly illustrated presentation has gone viral, receiving hundreds of thousands of hits.
Neil Degrasse Tyson in a scene from the Fox documentary series Cosmos. (Image creatie commons ,for editorial use only.)
Jesse Baker and Jose Gutierrez of Bookshop West Portal hold up a hard-bound copy of Neil DeGrasse Tyson's 2012 book "Space Chronicles - Facing the Ultimate Frontier." The book can be ordered on line. Bookshop West Portal of San Francisco will be happy to order one for customers. Call 415-564-8080 for more info.