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In the fall of 2017, America's favorite astrophysicist and "Cosmos" star Neil deGrasse Tyson sat down with theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author Stephen Hawking for what would be one of Hawking's final interviews. The discussion aired during National Geographic TV's "Star Talk" on March ...
On the March 4 episode of Neil deGrasse Tyson's StarTalk, the astrophysicist did an interview with theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking. On Wednesday, after news of Hawking's passing, National Geographic published the commercial-free episode in full on its YouTube channel. It's a delightful ...

US astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson was one of the first to pay his respects to Hawking. Sharing a photo of himself and the great man on Twitter, he said the scientist's death has "left an intellectual vacuum in his wake". "But it's not empty. Think of it as a kind of vacuum energy permeating the fabric ...
"Cosmos" host and astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson recently shot down the ideas of anyone who still thinks the Earth is flat. In a new YouTube video on the scientist's StarTalk channel, he used examples ranging from space observations to ancient Greek experiments in a conversation with ...
The famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson will visit the Brooklyn Academy of Music on March 9 to discuss outer space, neuroscience, and the science of ice skating, among other topics. Recording the latest edition of his “StarTalk” podcast in front of an audience at the Academy allows him to combine ...

But what was there before it? Anything? Nothing? Some small, inaudible bangs? Neil deGrasse Tyson, on his "Star Talk" show, sat his fellow physicist Stephen Hawking down and asked for his view. Hawking offered a simple and direct answer. "Nothing was around before the Big, Big Bang," Hawking said.
Neil deGrasse Tyson's show Star Talk is ending its fourth season with a bang--a big one. The big one, to be precise. The show, filmed at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, features famous astrophysicist Tyson interviewing famous-for-things-other-than-physics folks through the ...
Neil deGrasse Tyson, perhaps the most famous astrophysicist in the world and a seemingly affable guy, upset teachers and started something of a Twitter frenzy with a tweet blaming U.S. schools for people who believe the world is flat: "The rise of flat-Earthers in society provides some of the best evidence ...
Recently, Slater sat down with well-known astrophysicist, author, and personality Neil deGrasse Tyson on his show StarTalk to discuss everything from his favorite and least favorite teachers in school to watching space shuttle launches from his home in Cocoa Beach to the science behind the wave at the ...
Mic drop: Neil deGrasse Tyson drops a big fat truth bomb on the thoughts and prayers crowd after the Florida school shooting. After the recent school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Neil deGrasse Tyson shares the indisputable facts concerning the supposed power ...
CPL names Neil deGrasse Tyson and Judy Blume winners of 2018 Sandburg Literary Award ... The Chicago Public Library and its foundation named beloved astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and iconic young adult novelist Judy Blume the winners of this year's Carl Sandburg Literary Awards.
Add Neil deGrasse Tyson to this list, thereby creating a trinity of physicists and astrophysicists with the ability to translate the prose of science and mathematics into poetry better suited for mass communication. Tyson is the host of the television series "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey," a follow-on to Sagan's ...
It's no secret that Neil deGrasse Tyson has strong feelings when it comes to the intersection of science and belief. Science, he says, is objective. It's not something that you believe or do not believe; it's something that you accept or don't accept. It remains true regardless of your personal beliefs.
Earlier this month, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson ignited a fiery debate on a surprising topic with the following tweet: "Bears repeating: Creativity that satisfies & affirms your world view is Entertainment. Creativity that challenges & disrupts your world view is Art." It wasn't long before hundreds of his ...
Neil deGrasse Tyson has a problem with NASA, though the issue is not really about science, but language. More specifically, it's about acronyms and abbreviations, and the difference between them--a distinction he thinks NASA has made confusing for the general public. NASA maintains a list on ...
... driving across the surface of Mars and, as you read this, thee humans are orbiting high above you, living in the cold vacuum of space. In many ways, it seems like we're living in the future. But if you ask Neil deGrasse Tyson, it seems like we're little more than infants trying to clutch sunbeams in our fists.

The featurette focuses on the concept of immortality with folks like Richard K. Morgan and Steve Aoki talking about the place where life starts to intersect with technology—all narrated by the buttery vocal stylings of Neil deGrasse Tyson. Considering we're talking about a series that will tell a murder mystery ...
Another lunar event, and another instance of renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson remind us that it's pretty boring. On Tuesday, just hours before millions prepared to peer into the sky to catch a glimpse of the highly anticipated event that will give us a supermoon, a blue moon and an eclipse on the ...
Neil deGrasse Tyson is much more than just everyone's favorite astrophysicist. He's also the king of Twitter burns, unafraid of calling out B.S. when he sees it. Take, for example, this tweet deGrasse Tyson shared on Monday. It wasn't just a killer workout photo and an announcement about Cosmos' return ...
Neil deGrasse Tyson is known for using his Twitter account to tackle everything from urgent scientific issues to pop culture. But on Sunday, he took to social media to wonder about bears ― and, in particular, one potential feature of a bear-led world. The astrophysicist, author, host of “Star Talk” and “Cosmos ...
SAN ANTONIO - On Wednesday, Mayor Ron Nirenberg sat down with world renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson for a special "Ask Ron" Facebook live session. The pair talked San Antonio, science and more during a quick sit down chat. Nirenberg asked questions ranging from why people ...
It's no secret that Neil deGrasse Tyson has strong feelings when it comes to the intersection of science and belief. Science, he says, is objective. It's not something that you believe or do not believe; it's something that you accept or don't accept. It remains true regardless of your personal beliefs.
Add Neil deGrasse Tyson to this list, thereby creating a trinity of physicists and astrophysicists with the ability to translate the prose of science and mathematics into poetry better suited for mass communication. Tyson is the host of the television series "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey," a follow-on to Sagan's ...
We asked StarTalk Radio Host Neil deGrasse Tyson about the phrase 'once in a blue moon.' Even he can't explain the blue element, but the meaning behind the saying might surprise you. Check out more of StarTalk Radio's podcasts here. StarTalk on Mashable is a video series, produced by Mashable ...
A week ago, it was probably a safe bet that no one was expecting to have Neil deGrasse Tyson weigh in on a Seahawks play by referencing the Galilean transformation, yet here we are. A day after Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said he reached out to Neil deGrasse Tyson, the renowned astrophysicist ...
When Neil deGrasse Tyson enters a room, you notice. The astrophysicist and author has spent the better part of thirty years using the strength of his personality (and silky voice) to become one of the most important and informed voices on science in America. He's forthright and steadfast in his views, which ...
For a nearly infinite number of reasons, I am profoundly under-equipped to interview astrophysicists like Neil deGrasse Tyson. I do not know the age of the sun, I have zero ideas about how to deflect murderous asteroids rocketing at us from deep space, and I know precisely two facts about Saturn, which ...
Neil deGrasse Tyson tweeted a never-before-seen image on Sunday. And it's quite literally something that no one has ever seen. In his latest comment against flat-Earthers, Tyson tweeted a photoshopped image of what the lunar eclipse would have to look like sometimes if the Earth were, in fact, flat.
I joined the latest episode of Bold TV as Carrie Sheffield's guest co-host, to pepper Neil de Grasse Tyson with nerd questions, explain why I ...
Neil deGrasse Tyson certainly knows a lot about a lot, but he'd be the first to tell you there's far more that he doesn't know. That includes how ...
I am only reporting allegations, and not encouraging anyone to presume Tyson's guilt. In fact, I firmly believe that a person is innocent until ...
INDIANAPOLIS -- Astrophysicist and author Neil deGrasse Tyson will be speaking in Indianapolis in December. Tyson will give his speech, "An ...
He discusses these doubtful tendencies with another science guy, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson. “The current notion that it's OK to reject ...
America's favorite scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson, Goosebumps author R. L. Stine and long haul trucker Finn Murphy are giving talks around ...
However, as astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson points out, "One of the things that I think is missing in the educational pipeline in America is…
Neil deGrasse Tyson will speak at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday. We talked to him ahead of time. Check out what he had ...
Neil deGrasse Tyson sits down with robotics expert Easton LaChappelle, founder of "Unlimited Tomorrow and Impyrium. LaChappelle is ...
Astrophysicist, author, and science communicator Neil DeGrasse Tyson has in recent years earned himself a label with which he doesn't quite ...
How do you plan to fall asleep tonight? Perhaps you'll lay in bed and watch an episode of your latest binge obsession, but I have a better ...
LeVar Burton has followed through on a promise made nearly five months ago: He read Goodnight Moon to Neil deGrasse Tyson. Back in May ...
Neil DeGrasse Tyson doesn't care about the “Titanic” controversy that Leonardo DiCaprio's character could have fit on the large floating door ...
For “StarTalk” host Neil deGrasse Tyson, he's less concerned with whether Jack could've fit on the door, and more focused on why the ...
Instead of running away from hurricanes, Astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson believes scientists should work toward harnessing cyclonic ...
Neil deGrasse Tyson returns to the National Geographic Channel with a brand-new season of "StarTalk" tonight (Oct. 1). Season 4 of the talk ...
Neil deGrasse Tyson, Chuck Nice, and Gary O'Reilly have a plan to make NASCAR races more exciting, and it may or may not involve adding ...
(CNN) Scientist and astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson said Sunday that, in the wake of devastating floods and damage caused by Hurricanes ...
Welcome to “Remote Controlled,” a podcast from Variety featuring the best and brightest in television, both in front of and behind the camera. In this week's episode, Variety's executive editor of TV Debra Birnbaum talks with Neil deGrasse Tyson, the host of “StarTalk” on National Geographic. The series was ...
The supermoon may be hitting the eye like a big pizza pie tonight, but it's not amore. At least not for astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson. The prominent scientist took to Twitter to shatter the hype over Sunday's supermoon, calling it “an embarrassment to everything else we call super.” “FYI: The very concept ...
Neil deGrasse Tyson talks with Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown of AsapSCIENCE. Like Neil, they make learning about science fun!


 

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