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These Neil deGrasse Tyson tweets prove that astrophysics is hilarious (pictures)

The pop scientist/TV star shares LOL musings about the future, zombies and shopping for melons.

17 Images By June 2, 2015

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Bill Nye, Neil deGrasse Tyson explain why you should support solar sailing

The Planetary Society gets ready to launch its LightSail -- which travels via photon bombardment -- with the help of a Kickstarter campaign.

By May 12, 2015

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DeGrasse Tyson says Superman vs. Batman may come down to public opinion

Technically Incorrect: Speaking about many deep scientific matters with Jon Stewart, the astrophysicist tries to answer society's big question.

By April 23, 2015

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George Takei shares 'Star Trek' audition secrets with Neil deGrasse Tyson

What was it like to interview for the role of Mr. Sulu on "Star Trek"? Watch as George Takei talks about the experience that propelled his career.

By April 15, 2015

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Were dinosaurs tripping on the grass they ate?

A fossil found in an amber mine in Myanmar reveals what's believed to be the oldest grass species ever found, with a fungus linked to LSD growing on it that dinosaurs may have snacked on.

By February 10, 2015

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Neil deGrasse Tyson shares meaning of life with 6-year-old, nails it

It's an impossible question to answer -- unless you're Neil deGrasse Tyson. Watch the famed astrophysicist take on a young boy's loaded query, and knock it out of the park.

By January 17, 2015

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DeGrasse Tyson offends some with Isaac Newton Christmas Day tweet

The astrophysicist reminds that Christmas Day commemorated the birth of a child who would change the world: Isaac Newton. Not everyone is impressed.

By December 28, 2014

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Famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson rates 'Interstellar'

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson frequently uses Twitter to rate how well popular sci-fi films follow scientific principles. How did Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar" stack up?

By November 10, 2014

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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