A Beautiful World: Neil deGrasse Tyson on living, dying and how lucky you are to be here

Neil deGrasse Tyson
Neil deGrasse Tyson
David Gamble

Neil deGrasse Tyson talks to Heather McElhatton about life and death on this week's edition of "A Beautiful World."

Tyson is the director of the world-famous Hayden Planetarium, a monthly columnist for Natural History and host of the award-winning TV series "Cosmos."

He is also an award-winning author. His newest series of books was published by W.W. Norton and is now available in paperback.

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