Finally, a space movie Neil deGrasse Tyson can get behind.
Take a very inquisitive 9-year-old with an excellent question (involving stopping asteroids from colliding with our planet) and let Neil deGrasse Tyson take a crack at it. The result is pure awesomeness: (What's that on your face? A huge smile? That'll go away once you're reminded of the 7-year-old admirer of Creationist Ken Ham.)
It's everyone's favorite topic: could zombies exist? The Daily Show host Jon Stewart and astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson debated zombies on last night's show. As is to be expected, the discussion devolved into giggles, scientific ghost stories, and space zombies.
In case you think the zombie apocalypse might happen, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson stopped by "The Daily Show" to point out how impossible that really is.
Where was he when we were stumbling blindly through physics class?
Astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson is a very popular scientist in the late night comedy circuit, and on Thursday night, Jon Stewart finally gave him his very own Daily Show segment: "Neil DeGrasse Tyson: Buzzkill of Science." Tyson has deflated some of the most popular pieces of pop culture with things like "facts" and "scientific accuracy."
Yesterday at the Library of Congress, a stunning list of science luminaries—from Bill Nye the Science Guy to Neil deGrasse Tyson to White House science adviser John Holdren—joined one extremely funny science aficionado (Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane) to celebrate the late astronomer and television star Carl Sagan. Show More Summary
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I don’t know about you guys but I’m super excited by the prospect of going to Space. Even more so after renowned scientist/ tweeter Neil deGrasse Tyson’s epic twitter live-tweet of the movie Gravity and all the things the movie got wrong. At a certain point you just want to check things out for yourself.
Everyone’s favorite educational scientist (besides Neil Tyson Degrasse) wants to get back on your television screen. Bill Nye, who educated… Read More
Not that you needed any additional reasons to love famed astrophysicst Neil deGrasse Tyson and educator/comedian/TV host extraordinaire Bill Nye, but just in case: Here's Neil calling his buddy Bill while onstage at Florida State University (the sounds gets better at 1:40). Do you think they have sleepovers together? I bet they do, and I bet they're awesome. Read more...
Do they have slumber parties at the planetarium? Can we be invited?
Astrophysicist Neil Degrasse Tyson recently questioned whether human beings were too stupid for aliens to contact. While he may have a point, if Neil's interested in finding intelligent life on Earth, he should road trip down the Extraterrestrial Highway. Show More Summary
Hayden Planetarium Director and supreme astrophysics badass Neil deGrasse Tyson recently took to his podcast, Star Talk Radio, to answer a few questions from the audience as read by noted funnyman Eugene Mirman. And fortunately for us, Grand Moff Tyson decided to take the one about blowing up planets. Read more...
Too Many Shows On THE BIRTHDAY BOYS!! Harrison Ford on FALLON!! Ann Coulter, Rob Reiner, Rob Lowe, Neil deGrasse Tyson and Debbie Wasserman-Schultz On BILL MAHER!! Jessica Alba On BANG BANG!! KENDRA And MASTERCHEF JUNIOR Finale!! New...Show More Summary
"The great thing about being a scientist is you never have to grow up."
Last night during the World Series, Fox aired its first promo for the new Cosmos series hosted by Neil deGrasse Tyson, introducing its TV viewership to its updated show on the wonders of the universe. Read more...
The latest episode of Chris Hardwick’s All Star Celebrity Bowling pits Team Nerdist (Seth Herzog, Dr. Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Jonathan Coulton and Chris Hardwick) against Team Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (A.D. Miles, Steve Higgins, Questlove, and Jimmy Fallon) in an thrilling TV host edition of the series. One hosts ‘@midnight.’ One hosts ‘Late Night […]