In this video profile from NOVA scienceNOW: "The Secret Life of Scientists & Engineers," meet astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, who was “called” to study the cosmos at the age of nine. Tyson describes the two events that influenced his decision to become an astrophysicist: first, a live planetarium show, and, two years later, receiving his first telescope. From then on, he was hooked.
This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.
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