Neil deGrasse Tyson’s original PhD committee voted to dissolve itself: that is the word they used—dissolve. I like to think of his committee as an Airborn tablet being dropped into a glass of water. The glass of water is being held by Neil deGrasse Tyson....more
Jennine Capó Crucet is the author of the forthcoming novel Make Your Home Among Strangers and the story collection How to Leave Hialeah, which was named a Best Book of the Year by the Miami Herald, the Latinidad List, and the Miami New Times. She's the winner of a PEN/O. Henry Prize and a recent Picador Fellow. You can find her online at www.jcapocrucet.com and @crucet.