Steven J. Dick

Steven J. Dick


Steven J. Dick is the 2013-2014 Baruch S. Blumberg NASA/Library of Congress Chair in Astrobiology at the Library of Congress. He was the 2011-2012 Charles A. Lindbergh Chair at the National Air and Space Museum, and served as the NASA Chief Historian and Director of the NASA History Office from 2003-2009. Prior to that he worked as an astronomer and historian of science at the U. S. Naval Observatory in Washington, D.C. for 24 years, including three years on a mountaintop in New Zealand. He obtained his B.S. in astrophysics (1971), and MA and PhD (1977) in history and philosophy of science from Indiana University.



Past Shows:

  • Cosmology & ET Life

    Former NASA Chief Historian and Director of the NASA History Office, Steven J. Dick, discussed his fascination with astrobiology and extraterrestrial life, as well as the wide and varied implications that disclosure would have on religion, culture, and society. First hour...More »