Ongoing Activities

In addition to media appearances and lectures, members of the Department are involved in a broad range of ongoing projects that help communicate science to the public.

Dark energy in space.

Dark Universe

Narrated by Neil deGrasse Tyson, this Space Show celebrates the pivotal discoveries that have led us to greater knowledge of the structure and history of the universe and our place in it—and to new frontiers for exploration.

July 27, 2017 - July 27, 2027

Digital Universe

Educator Materials

Digital Universe

Discover the universe with our downloadable atlas—the Digital Universe—where you can fly from the Sun out the edge of the observable universe.

Science Bulletins

Science Bulletins

Delivering the latest developments in astrophysics, Earth science, biodiversity, human biology, and evolution through HD video and animation.