Neil deGrasse Tyson will stay on as the director of New York's Hayden Planetarium after their investigation into two women's sexual misconduct claims has come to an end.
Astrophysicist and TV host deGrasse Tyson has been under investigation by the American Museum of Natural History in New York since four women accused him of sexual misconduct last year.
Based on the results of the investigation, Dr. Tyson remains an employee and director of the Hayden Planetarium," the museum said in a statement to the New York Times. "Because this is a confidential personnel matter, there will be no further statements by the museum."
One of his accusers, Katelyn N. Allers, an associate professor of physics and astronomy at Bucknell University in Pennsylvania, said that she met Tyson in 2009 at a party after a gathering of the American Astronomical Society.
At the party, Tyson examined her tattoo of the solar system, which stretches along her arm to her collarbone. According to Allers, Tyson then followed the tattoo with his hand, putting it into her dress, saying that he was "looking for Pluto."
Another of his accusers, Ashley Watson, said that during a visit to his apartment, he held her hand and stared into her eyes, in what he called a Native American handshake, for about 10 seconds until she pulled away.
Ms. Watson said that as she was leaving, he told her, per the NY Times. "I want you to know that I want to hug you so bad right now, but I know that if I do, I'll just want more." She quit later quit her job.