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The Smith Center for the Performing Arts is proud to announce that Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson, the Host of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, bestselling author, and the Director of the Hayden Planetarium, will be speaking at The Smith Center in Las Vegas on Thursday, Sept. 27. Renowned astrophysicist Neil ...
The perennial cry to 'Save Earth' is odd. Planet Earth survives massive asteroid strikes — it'll survive anything we throw at it. But Life on Earth will not. He sent this message to his followers on April 23, a date known as Earth Day. The message is clear: our planet continuously survives everything thrown at it: ...

As it turns out, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson isn't a fan of some of the messages that always surround Earth Day - specifically, he thinks it's 'odd' we are constantly talking about saving Earth. "Planet Earth survives massive asteroid strikes - it'll survive anything we throw at it. But Life on Earth will not," ...
Famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson took a moment on Earth Day to remind those calling for the planet's “saving” to revise their message. The author, podcast host and director of the Hayden Planetarium at the Museum of Natural History tweeted the advice on Sunday. The perennial cry to “Save ...
The prediction is echoed by renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, who says: “The first trillionaire there will ever be is the person who exploits the natural resources on asteroids.” “There's this vast universe of limitless energy and limitless resources. I look at wars fought over access to resources.
Cosmos host Neil deGrasse Tyson is asking the court to grant summary judgment in his favor in a lawsuit filed against him by his former business partner. David Gamble sued in August the astrophysicist, along with his company Curved Light Productions. He claims the scientist tricked him into selling his ...

Netflix waited five years to burn Neil deGrasse Tyson on Twitter, and the wait was worth it. With “Armageddon” now available on the streaming service, whoever runs its social-media accounts took the occasion to unearth one of the astrophysicist's many snarky tweets and lampoon his tendency to take the ...
Neil DeGrasse Tyson wants 'awesome' to be reserved for science. Commentary: The astrophysicist runs into Twitter mockery from many sides, ... Astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson lives this life and fights the good, clean fight. For example, he's spent quite some time and psychological energy explaining ...
We've already covered Neil deGrasse Tyson twice today, which, coincidentally, is two more times than you wanted to see the name “Neil deGrasse Tyson” today. But we'd never forgive ourselves if we ignored this. As Twitchy told you, last night, Tyson did what he does best and tried to ruin something.
The Possible Worlds LLC Cosmic documentary television show "Cosmos: Possible Worlds" will begin principal photography in Santa Fe and Zia Pueblo in early April. "In combination with a deep talent pool and powerful incentives, New Mexico is a top destination for film productions." Film office Director ...
Before Elon Musk became one of the most influential entrepreneurs of our time, he lived on a diet of oranges and hot dogs. Appearing in the latest edition of Neil deGrasse Tyson's podcast StarTalk Radio, the South African-born business magnate retold the story of how he forced himself to live the frugal life ...
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 10, ...
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 discussion, ...
The best-selling author of A Brief History of Time (1988) led a remarkable life that saw him living with early onset amyotrophic lateral sclerosis for half a century, a motor neurone condition that paralysed his body but only encouraged his hunger for knowledge about the wider mysteries of the universe.
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 of ...
Professor Stephen Hawking, the visionary theoretical physicist known for his work on relativity, black holes, and cosmology, died Tuesday night at the age of 76. Despite being given just a few years to live after receiving a diagnosis for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in 1963, Hawking became a ...
Neil deGrasse Tyson has never been a man to mince his words. He's one of the smartest guys in the United States, an astrophysicist and not someone to be taken on lightly in a battle of wits. There are one group of people, lurking in the corners of the internet, who are always up for the argument, however: ...

"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 stand-up ...
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 lens ...
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 12 ...
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 its ...
... 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 newest game on Twitter involves taking shots at the occasionally lovable curmudgeon Neil deGrasse Tyson. The astrophysicist, author, and host of Cosmos once again became Twitter's grandpa when he talked about how those meddling kids overuse the word "awesome." (Akin to when he was a wet ...
Friday the 13th came with its proverbial dose of bad luck for Neil deGrasse Tyson. The usually well-liked astrophysicist and author, who also hosts the popular documentary series Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, took to Twitter on Friday to express his discontent with the misuse of the word “awesome,” Tech ...
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 ...


 

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