Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson thinks free speech and a failed educational system are to blame for the rise in the flat Earth movement. Social psychologists also cited other factors that fuel belief in the conspiracy theory.
Space March 12, 2018
World-renowned physicist Stephen Hawking claimed to know what occurred before the Big Bang. He presented his views on the 'Star Talk' show, hosted by Neil deGrasse Tyson, which airs on National Geographic.
Space March 3, 2018
Neil deGrasse Tyson and his collaborators just set up a Kickstarter campaign for a video game he is co-creating. Science takes center stage in the space exploration game.
Video Games June 17, 2017
Would Neil deGrasse Tyson, who lauded reusable rocket technology, consider going to planet Mars via SpaceX? Yes, if Elon Musk decides to get his mom safely to Mars and back on Earth.
Space April 3, 2017
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has warned that science and health budget cuts will make America “sick,” “weak,” and “stupid.” The warnings are made after the release of Trump's 2018 budget proposal that saw slashes to science and health agencies.
Earth/Environment March 21, 2017
Neil deGrasse Tyson is turning into a weasel for 'Ice Age: Collision Course.' Named Neil deBuck Weasel, the character is crucial to the herd’s attempt at stopping an asteroid in destroying the planet.
Movies/TV Shows June 13, 2016
Neil deGrasse Tyson is one of the most notable scientists on the planet. He's also one of the most lovable wet blankets to ever take to Twitter, so here's a history of him bumming us out in 140 characters or less.
Viral April 29, 2016
Everyone's favorite scientist, Neil deGrasse Tyson, took to Twitter to share facts about Earth in honor of today being Earth Day. He also offers a few details about the holiday, too.
Viral April 22, 2016
The famous astrophysicist and Twitter-user took to social media to debunk the myths surrounding Leap Day, which occurs today.
Movies/TV Shows February 29, 2016
Although Abraham Lincoln is mostly remembered for the Emancipation Proclamation and healing the Union, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson thinks there's another major achievement he made that should not be forgotten: 'for setting our nation onto a course of scientifically enlightened governance.'
Movies/TV Shows February 16, 2016
It was a Twitter conversation started years ago that began it all. Neil deGrasse Tyson and Brian Cox finally had a sit-down to discuss the physics of lightsabers and the probability they could become reality.
Geek February 6, 2016
You've probably heard about them from a friend before, or you've been the friend who brought them up at conversations: the Apollo 11 moon landing was a hoax, and cancer already has a cure. These conspiracies may sound ridiculous, but a scientist has calculated their possibility of being true.
Animals January 27, 2016
Rapper B.o.B. insists that the Earth is flat and we've all been deceived by science books. Neil deGrasse Tyson tries to explain, to no avail.
Internet Culture January 26, 2016
The celebrity scientist weighs in on his favorite 'Star' franchise.
Movies/TV Shows December 28, 2015
Cosmologist and astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson took to Twitter to post the scientific inaccuracies that appear in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens.'
Movies/TV Shows December 22, 2015
According to Tyson, 'there's no question' as to which is better.
Movies/TV Shows November 30, 2015
Pop scientist and TV show host Neil DeGrasse Tyson said that people looking to have sex in space would have to have instruments, such as leather straps, to help them carry out the act. This is because the parties would have to avoid floating away from each other while they are in a zero gravity environment.
Space November 24, 2015
Could humans and dinosaurs have lived side-by-side if the asteroid Chicxulub hadn't hit Earth more than 66 million years ago, killing them all off? Neil deGrasse Tyson doesn't think so.
Animals November 23, 2015
The famed astrophysicist says Mike Nugent's 42-yard field goal banged off the left upright and through the post because of the Earth's rotation.
Geek October 12, 2015
If you like exploring the mysteries of the (scientific) universe, this guide to Netflix documentaries can help you become the ultimate explorer from the comfort of your couch.
Movies/TV Shows September 25, 2015
United States government whistleblower Edward Snowden appeared on the StarTalk podcast by Neil deGrasse Tyson, where they talked about the possiblity of aliens trying to communicate with Earth.
FUTURE TECH September 21, 2015
Astrophysicist celebrity Neil deGrasse Tyson has artfully compressed the whole history of the universe, the world and we human beings into an eloquent, easy-to-follow eight minute YouTube masterpiece. Watch it here and emerge enlightened.
Geek July 23, 2015
Pluto was the ninth planet when New Horizons launched, but it has since been relegated to the status of a dwarf planet. Stephen Colbert took up the subject with astronomer Neil deGrasse Tyson, with hilarious results.
Space July 16, 2015
New Yorkers are expected to gather in large crowds as the last Manhattanhenge for 2015 is set to happen. People are also expected to ready their cameras as the sun spectacularly bathes the city in its glorious golden rays.
Earth/Environment July 13, 2015
Neil deGrasse Tyson thinks that a new space race between the U.S. and China could revitalize innovation, which could have crucial implications on the growth and stimulation of the economy.
Space May 26, 2015
The power of the universe is at Neil deGrasse Tyson's fingertips.
Movies/TV Shows May 9, 2015
During an interview with Jon Stewart on The Daily Show, Neil deGrasse Tyson shared his thoughts on the Batman v. Superman debate.
Movies/TV Shows April 24, 2015
College Humor takes on Pi Day 2015 with a parody video of Warrant's 80s song, 'Cherry Pie'.
Movies/TV Shows March 15, 2015
Famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson aired out a few concerns about Mars One, pointing out the potential pitfalls the project may encounter in sourcing for funding.
Space March 9, 2015
The National Academy of Sciences 2015 Public Welfare Medal will be awarded to Neil deGrasse Tyson. Who is he and why is this award so important?
Earth/Environment March 1, 2015
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson live-tweeted the Super Bowl offering insights on science facts related with the game event and the DeflateGate.
February 2, 2015
As we get closer to the Super Bowl, all anyone is talking about is #DeflateGate. Will Bill Nye the Science Guy be able to put this subject to rest once and for all?
Internet Culture January 27, 2015
Neil deGrasse Tyson answers the hardest question in the world: What is the meaning of life?
Geek January 20, 2015
The late night talk show circuit just got a lot more star-studded: Neil deGrasse Tyson announced that he's getting his own late night show called 'Star Talk' on the National Geographic channel.
Geek January 9, 2015
The tweet from American astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson bewildered many Christians. The message deemed 'anti-Christian' earned him a record number of re-tweets.
Society December 30, 2014
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson pokes fun at Christmas, causing a big bang on Twitter. Some Christians took exception to tweets posted by the Hayden Planetarium director, who took to Facebook to expound on his posts.
Society December 28, 2014
Neil deGrasse Tyson recently spoke about the importance of Stephen Hawking's discovery of Hawking Radiation (so named after the scientist) in honor of the release of 'The Theory of Everything,' a film based on Hawking.
Geek December 22, 2014
The famous author and astrophysicist took to Twitter to explain some of the science of 'Interstellar.'
Movies/TV Shows November 10, 2014
Neil deGrasse Tyson has answered our prayers and finally entered the fashion world by helping to create a new film for Ermenegildo Zegna Couture. And it's just as beautiful as the designer's clothes.
Geek October 9, 2014
The television reboot 'Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey,' has come to an end. In the last episode, Neil deGrasse Tyson visits the ancient Library of Alexandria.
June 14, 2014
Fox's 'Cosmos' series by Neil deGrasse Tyson has come to an end. The final episode delved into dark matter as it sought to continue to capture its viewers' attention.
Space June 12, 2014
Astrophysicist and Cosmos host Neil DeGrasse Tyson said aliens may have already visited Earth but could not make contact with humans who found their messages unintelligible. He said we could also be sending messages to aliens via radio waves in the solar system.
Space June 3, 2014
Neil deGrasse Tyson investigates the real age of the Earth in the latest episode of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey. The episode explores dating methods calculate the age of the planet.
Animals April 22, 2014
'Your Inner Fish,' a new three-part series premiering on PBS starring Neil Shubin, will explore the evolution of a strange relative of human beings and fish.
Animals April 9, 2014
Neil deGrasse Tyson explores the scientific method and infrared astronomy in the newest episode of Cosmos: A Spacetime Journey - Hiding in the Light.
Animals April 6, 2014