Scientists continue to have a problem with the Patriots explanation of the science behind Deflategate.
America's favorite astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has joined his compatriot Bill Nye "the Science Guy" in calling bull on New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick's supposedly scientific explanation for DeflateGate.
Duringasurprisepressconferenceovertheweekend,NewEnglandPatriotscoach/grumpypantsBillBelichickblamed“atmosphericconditions” forthelower-than-requiredairpressureinhisteam’sconfiscated#DeflateGatefootballs.WhileBillNye(acertifiedSciencShow More Summary
For the Patriots to blame a change in temperature for 15% lower-pressures, requires balls to be inflated with 125-degree air. — Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson) January 26, 2015 Read more...
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Last night, Bill & Melinda Gates released their 2015 Annual Letter in which they make the bold claim that "The lives of people in poor countries will improve faster in the next 15 years than at any other time in history."Is that possible?Well, the letter includes the thoughts of Neil deGrasse Tyson, who puts the 15 year timeline in perspective:
In response to a precocious 6-year-old
Astrophysicist extraordinaire Neil deGrasse Tyson hosted a lecture on the 15th at the Wilbur Theatre in Boston, and as part of his presentation took some questions from the audience. One of those who spoke up was six-year-old "Young Jack" -...
Brandon Fibbs took a recent speech in which Neil deGrasse Tyson explains how he finds meaning in life, added some nice images to it, and created this video:
At a speech in Boston, DrNeil deGrasse Tyson took a crowd question from a curious 6-and-three-quarters-year-old boy named Jack. The question was a simple one, "What is the meaning of life?" See also: 10 Neil deGrasse Tyson Quotes From...Show More Summary
During an event in Boston on Thursday, Neil deGrasse Tyson fielded an inquiry from "Jackson," a precocious 6-year-old, who asked a question that's occupied a lot of heavy thinkers: "What's the meaning of life?" While many adults might respond to such a query with a deer-in-the-headlights stare, Tyson didn't flinch. Show More Summary
There aren't many people I would trust to have a valid answer to the question "What is the meaning of life?" but astrophysicst Neil deGrasse Tyson would have to be on top of the list. Which is why it should surprise no one that, when asked this question by an inquisitive six-year-old, he had the perfect answer. Read more...
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"So when I think of the meaning of life, that's not an eternal and unanswerable question -- to me, that's in arm's reach of me everyday."
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Listen as Neil deGrasse Tyson gives the best explanation ever on the meaning of life to a six-year-old kid. And no, the answer is not 42 unfortunately. So — what is the meaning of life? I think people ask that question on the assumption...Show More Summary
"Part of being a kid is to explore the world around you"
One of the most eloquent and satisfying answers to this question you're likely to hear.
Oh, my mistake. Jackson is six and three quarters.