29 August 2013

Portrait of Neil deGrasse Tyson

We have featured the work of Taylor Gonzales on Kuriositas before so it's great to see this new piece. If you are not sure who Neil deGrasse Tyson is, then you are perhaps not on the right website! He is an American astrophysicist and science communicator. You may have seen him on a number of TV shows, including The Daily Show and the Colbert Report. He has also appeared as himself on Stargate: Atlantis and The Big Bang Theory.

Tyson's research has focused on observations in cosmology, stellar evolution, galactic astronomy and stellar formation. He has held numerous positions at institutions including University of Maryland, Princeton University, the American Museum of Natural History, and Hayden Planetarium.

We thought you might like to see Taylor's portrait of him - we think it's wonderful!