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.
Neil deGrasse Tyson is America's preeminent nerd. He'd like to take you to the movies. And then remind you space is a vacuum, and the Death Star wouldn't go 'KABOOM!'
Here's a fifth compilation of Neil deGrasse Tyson's best arguments and comebacks. Because you can never get enough.
Astrophysicist and Star Talk host Neil deGrasse Tyson signaled his solidarity with LGBT communities with a short Twitter “lecture” earlier this week. Tyson began his series of tweets with observations regarding rainbows, including Isaac Newton’s assignment of the colors seen in...
Neil DeGrasse Tyson reacted to the tragedy in Orlando with a beautiful lesson in how and why we see rainbows
Renowned scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson finds a subtle and graceful way to pay his respects to the victims of the Orlando massacre.
Disney XD has set an August 1 premiere date for its new animated comedy adventure series Future-Worm!, and announced several guest stars including Neil deGrasse Tyson, Selma Blair, Jeff Ross, Jack McBrayer, Chelsea Peretti, Bill NyeShow More Summary
In today’s Tweet Beat, Zendaya says what I’m thinking, Neil deGrasse Tyson explains rainbows and Anna Kendrick could break Tom Cruise. Read more...