Article/Transcript and Video from 60 Minutes & Charlie Rose
Forty-five years ago, astronauts landed on the moon and space travel captured the country's imagination. But NASA isn't launching astronauts anymore and America's fascination with space has come down to Earth. Neil deGrasse Tyson is on a one-man mission to change that. He wants to get people so interested in the universe that they look up every time they go out. Tyson is reigniting a fascination for the great beyond. He's succeeded Carl Sagan as the country's most captivating scientific communicator. Here's something you haven't seen before: an astrophysicist, on stage, in a sold-out auditorium.