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Astrophysicist, Wine Lover, Foodie: The Neil deGrasse Tyson You Didn’t Know

He's the man with a seemingly endless stream of science fun facts at his command. He's also a great gourmet. We talk to the famed scientist about how his two great passions collide in the kitchen.

Neil deGrasse Tyson Gets Animated For Disney's 'Future-Worm!' Series

4 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

The astrophysicist plays himself in a show about a boy, a worm, and a lunchbox time machine.

Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains Why This High School Science Talent Search Matters

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The Oxford Comma’s Unlikely Origin

Rob Lowe, James Vanderbeek, and Neil deGrasse Tyson all love the Oxford Comma. So where did this dang thing come from and should we embrace it in our writing? The post The Oxford Comma’s Unlikely Origin appeared first on The Good Men Project.

A rational nation ruled by science would be a terrible idea

Neil deGrasse Tyson imagines a country called Rationalia, a society where policy is based on the weight of evidence. That's a bad idea, says Jeffrey Guhin

Why Physicists Disparage Philosophers, In Three Paragraphs

Periodically, some scientific celebrity from the physical sciences– Neil deGrasse Tyson or Stephen Hawking, say– will say something dismissive about philosophy, and kick off a big rush of articles about how dumb their remarks are, how important philosophy is, and so on. Given that this happens on a regular basis, you might wonder why it…

Rationalia: We Don’t Simply Disagree About Facts and Evidence

By Alex Trembath and Emma Brush. This week, everyone's favorite smart person, Neil deGrasse Tyson, tweeted the following: Rationalia is, on its face, a silly concept, and has already been aptly taken apart by Vox, National Review, Popular...Show More Summary

Sorry, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Basing A Country’s Governance Solely On ‘The Weight Of Evidence’ Could Not Work

3 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

On Wednesday, America’s star astrophysicist sent out this tweet: “Earth needs a virtual country: #Rationalia, with a one-line Constitution: All policy shall be based on the weight of evidence.” Jesse Singal explains that “it is, in fact, a pretty dumb tweet – uncharacteristically so, given how smart the author is – but one which usefully […]

Remembering the Present: On Chuck Klosterman’s ‘But What if We’re Wrong?’

Klosterman's conversations with Neil deGrasse Tyson and string theorist Brain Greene prove to be fascinating, if creepy, measured discussions of whether life might be a simulation. The post Remembering the Present: On Chuck Klosterman’s ‘But What if We’re Wrong?’ appeared first on The Millions.

Shania Twain Is In the Zone 

In today’s Tweet Beat, Shania Twain is feeling it, Chelsea Handler makes a good point and Neil deGrasse Tyson is trying to save us all. Read more...

Neil deGrasse Tyson: Is Earth a zoo for aliens?

Ever feel a little caged up, or like you're being watched? Do pellets of food mysteriously appear in front of you, compelling you to sit, stay, or speak? Don't worry, that may all just be because we're all exhibits in an elaborate zoo for aliens, according to Neil deGrasse Tyson. Show More Summary

Neil DeGrasse Tyson Rips X-Men, Jurassic World And The Martian To Shreds Using Science

We all love Neil deGrasse Tyson. He's the world's coolest astrophysicist. Unfortunately, he's also kind of a buzzkill. If you've ever seen him on Twitter you know that he has a tendency to tear apart the depictions of science used in movies. And he's at it again.

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare – 'we're going for a classic feel'

With Battlefield currently winning the propaganda war CoD developer, Infinity Ward, wants to convince gamers that its latest title isn’t just about space In 2015, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson gave an interview in which he argued that the world’s first trillionaire will be somebody who successfully mines asteroids. Show More Summary

The Woman in the Moon Has Been Revealed

On the Late Show the other night, Neil deGrasse Tyson stopped by to teach Stephen Colbert about the Woman in the Moon.

Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains the Strawberry Moon to Stephen Colbert on The Late Show

last monthHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

Neil deGrasse Tyson explained the significance of the “Strawberry Moon” to Stephen Colbert on The Late Show. During the interview, Tyson also explained the meaning of some other folk names for full moons. Help Laughing Squid grow with a monthly pledge of support.

Neil DeGrasse Tyson Explains the Strawberry Moon, and You Are Really Not Going to Want to Eat It After You Hear What He Has to Say

Look, we get it. You want to eat that pink moon. People refer to it as a “strawberry moon” and, well, the mind wanders. According to Neil deGrasse Tyson’s interview on The Late Show last night, Monday's pink-hued strawberry moon is not only not made of strawberries (!!!!!) but is in ... More »

Newswire: Neil deGrasse Tyson puts a woman on the moon on The Late Show

Now free of flat Earth beefs, astrophysicist and live tweeter extraordinaire Neil deGrasse Tyson took some time to bask in the “cosmic love” with Stephen Colbert on The Late Show. In addition to detailing his love of waistcoats, Tyson illuminated Colbert on some sky-gazing facts. Show More Summary

Neil deGrasse Tyson and Al Gore Explore Climate Change, Life in a Naval Observatory and More

Neil deGrasse Tyson and Al Gore talk about climate change activism, the "GoreSat" satellite, "spider goats" and paths to abundant clean energy.

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