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.
The astrophysicist plays himself in a show about a boy, a worm, and a lunchbox time machine.
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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.
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
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…
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
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 […]
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.
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...
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
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.
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
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 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.
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 »
From Sylvia Plath to Neil deGrasse Tyson
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 talk about climate change activism, the "GoreSat" satellite, "spider goats" and paths to abundant clean energy.