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Geeks tend to be Democrats, says DeGrasse Tyson

The "Cosmos" presenter and astrophysicist muses that Republicans are desperate to attract the nerd set.

By July 27, 2014

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Neil DeGrasse Tyson: US need not lose its edge in science

The famed astrophysicist says there's a reason some chemical elements are named for places in the US -- and that we don't have to leave those glory days in the past.

By June 20, 2014

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On SNL, Neil DeGrasse Tyson fails to get 'Fox And Friends' to see science

The "Cosmos" presenter, played here by Kenan Thompson, attempts to help the "Fox And Friends" presenters grasp the cruder points of climate change. It isn't easy.

By April 6, 2014

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Bionic limbs will one day sense the grass under prosthetic feet

With the first thought-controlled bionic leg pioneered in Chicago, the next steps for smart prosthetics are refining them for widespread use and tackling a huge hurdle: sensory feedback.

By October 12, 2013

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Neil deGrasse Tyson stars in 'Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey' TV show trailer

Carl Sagan's legacy makes a return in a major television event happening in 2014.

By July 21, 2013

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Neil deGrasse Tyson: Why 'Star Trek' beats 'Star Wars'

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson explains his "meh" attitude toward "Star Wars" and why he would rather be Captain Kirk than Captain Picard.

By May 15, 2013

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Science fight! Bill Nye puts Neil deGrasse Tyson in wrestling hold

Science geek worlds collide as Bill Nye the Science guy put astrophysics hero Neil deGrases Tyson in an arm lock that would make Hulk Hogan proud.

By April 15, 2013

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Is deGrasse Tyson wrong? Mjolnir lighter than aluminium

Materials scientist Suveen Mathaudhu has refuted astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson's claim that Thor's hammer weights more than 300 billion elephants.

By February 18, 2013

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Neil deGrasse Tyson: Thor's hammer weighs 300 billion elephants

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson tackles the difficult calculations required to determine the weight of superhero Thor's otherworldly weapon.

By February 8, 2013

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Neil deGrasse Tyson's StarTalk comes to YouTube

Astrophysicist, director of the Hayden Planetarium and all-round awesome educator Neil deGrasse Tyson has brought his radio program to YouTube.

By November 19, 2012