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Reading While Eating for January 3: All Stars

3 years agoNews : NewsFeed

Look to the Sky: Astrophysicist and “rock star scientist” Neil DeGrasse Tyson gets profiled in Playboy. (Carl Zimmer) Forget Iowa: Which GOP candidate gets Twitter’s vote? Check out our Campaign Buzz Meter. (Swampland) Play Time: If your kids decorated your white walls with stickers, you might ground them. But here, it’s art. (Flavorwire) High Style: [...]
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Carl Zimmer Profiles Neil deGrasse Tyson

Religion / Atheism : Friendly Atheist (3 years ago)

Carl Zimmer wrote a wonderful profile of Neil deGrasse Tyson for the January edition of Playboy… but in case you don’t get that, there’s a perfectly SFW version of the piece here A short excerpt: For most of the people … Continue re... Read Post

Video: Sci-Fi Rockers Sing the Praises of Neil deGrasse Tyson

Entertainment : The Underwire (2 years ago)

Astrophysicists rarely (if ever) get new-wave punk songs dedicated to them. But then again, very few astrophysicists are as cool as Neil deGrasse Tyson. Which is why "I'm With Neil" is such a treat. Chock full of the scientist's bes... Read Post

Read an excerpt from a captivating new profile of Neil deGrasse Tyson [Afternoon Reading]

Genres / Sci Fi : io9 (3 years ago)

Featured in the latest issue of Playboy is a totally engrossing profile — written by The Loom's Carl Zimmer — on astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, director of the Hayden Planetarium and one of the most highly regarded science comm... Read Post


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