Neil deGrasse Tyson

The best phones of 2017 that you can buy right now

We've gone through all the new phones released so far in 2017 to pick the ones with the best cameras, battery life, and overall performance. Whether …

Phones

When it comes to politics, celebrities are out of control - and it's our fault

Over the past month, dozens of NFL players followed in the footsteps of Colin Kaepernick and refused to stand during the playing of the national …

Colin Kaepernick

Reality Probably Isn't a Computer Simulation After All, Analysis Finds

The "Matrix" trilogy of sci-fi thrillers present the fascinating premise that what most people think of as reality is actually a computer simulation, …

Science

WATCH: What are the odds that there's alien life in outer space?

In this video, Neil deGrasse Tyson and Richard Dawkins tackle one of the most pressing and important questions that humanity ever asked—Are we alone …

Paranormal

You Won’t Believe What Climate Scientists Are Worrying About Now

When it comes to oysters, most people never get beyond the question, <i>“Do oysters do anything other than sit on a plate looking like phlegm?”</i> But …

Conservative View

Neil deGrasse Tyson and robotics prodigy Easton LaChappelle imagine our future as cyborgs

Neil deGrasse Tyson sits down with robotics expert Easton LaChappelle, founder of "Unlimited Tomorrow and Impyrium. LaChappelle is working on prosthetics that are both more affordable and more functional.<p>"Rising Stars" is a one-on-one interview series hosted by Neil deGrasse Tyson. The renowned …

Science

We asked Neil deGrasse Tyson to rate 'space things' like 'Star Wars' vs. 'Star Trek'

Neil deGrasse Tyson is making a habit out of visiting Tampa.

Cape Canaveral

A Hogwarts House Reading List: 20 Books for Ravenclaws

Ravenclaws aren’t the only Hogwarts students who love books, but nobody loves them quite as loudly or passionately as Ravenclaws. If you’re new to …

Books

California Partially Repeals Foolish Law That Accidentally Banned Book Signings

The threat of those suits sprang from a 2016 law that tried to crack down on sales of fake autographed memorabilia by requiring retailers to provide …

Best-sellers

Rankings for hard-cover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected book stores:<p>Nonfiction<p>1."What Happened," by Hillary Rodham Clinton …

Entertainment

The Most Helpful Thing To Tell Your Kids About Climate Change Now

I was driving my son home from school last month when he grabbed my phone to Google something and announced:<p>“Neil de Grasse Tyson says it’s too late to solve [recover from] climate change.”<p>“What?” I said with a mix of incredulity and anxiety. “That’s ridiculous.”<p>“It’s Neil de Grasse Tyson,” my …

Climate

You'll Never Become an Expert In Anything Unless You Embrace This 1 Truth

Want to be an expert? It's not about what you know. It's what you don't.<p>To uncover the secrets of success, everyone looks to industry experts and global influencers for answers. After all, they've been there and done that. However, replicating Oprah's daily habit or waking up at 5 A.M. every …

Self-improvement

Neil deGrasse Tyson to Kyrie Irving: “I’m glad you play basketball instead of serve as head of NASA”

Astrophysicist is pop culture’s ultimate superfan<p>Celebrity astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson likes to talk. <i>Loves</i> it. When you ask the New York …

Kyrie Irving

Watch: Here's what Neil deGrasse Tyson really thinks about alien life

In this video, Neil deGrasse Tyson clarifies his views on aliens, discussing how he thinks our first encounter with extraterrestrials will go with …

Astrophysics

Culture picks: Read your way into (almost) any science subject

What could be more basic than arithmetic? What could be more complex than astrophysics? The following books – on arithmetic and astrophysics, …

Astrophysics

There's Another Major Problem in the Plot of 'Titanic'

It’s been 20 years since the Titanic movie first hit our screens and left us all sobbing into our popcorn, yet the movie’s ending still continues to …

Titanic

Neil DeGrasse Tyson: Jack from ‘Titanic’ should have tried harder to live

Neil DeGrasse Tyson doesn’t care about the “Titanic” controversy that Leonardo DiCaprio‘s character could have fit on the large floating door …

Lifestyle

Neil DeGrasse Tyson points out new ‘Titanic’ plot hole

The prominent scientist has weighed in with a fresh take on the film's heart-wrenching death scene<p><b>Neil DeGrasse Tyson</b> has pointed out a new plot hole …

Astrophysics

Neil deGrasse Tyson Tackles the Science of Game of Thrones

Neil deGrasse Tyson, famous in part for using his scientific literacy to point out flaws in TV and movies, recently criticized the good and bad …

Game of Thrones

Neil deGrasse Tyson Records StarTalk Radio Live at New York Comic Con

NEW YORK — Astronomer and science communicator Neil deGrasse Tyson spent his 59th birthday — and the first day of New York Comic Con 2017 — …

Comic-Con

Pictures of the Day – October 9, 2017

LeVar Burton reading Goodnight Moon to Neil deGrasse Tyson. <br>viaThat time my roommate carved these instead of a pumpkin for Halloween. <br>viaStarted this …

LeVar Burton Read GOODNIGHT MOON to Neil deGrasse Tyson and It Was Adorable

Twitter is a powerful platform, connecting millions of users with each other every day. Sometimes, these connections lead to wonderfully entertaining …

Science

Neil deGrasse Tyson knows how a cow can jump over the moon

LeVar Burton reads "Goodnight Moon" to astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and inspires a bovine lunar calculation.<p>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 suggestion. Queue up this video of Star Trek …

Astrophysics

LeVar Burton Reads 'Goodnight Moon' to a Sleepy Neil deGrasse Tyson

LeVar Burton sat down with a comfy and sleepy Neil deGrasse Tyson to read him the classic children’s book, <i>Goodnight Moon</i>, while at Audible‘s Atermis …

Jack should have survived “Titanic,” according to Neil deGrasse Tyson — here’s why

Remember fighting with your friends about whether or not Jack Dawson could have also been on that door in <i>Titanic?</i> Well, now Neil deGrasse Tyson says …

Movies

Craig Ferguson wants to know life's secrets

Longtime late-night guru Craig Ferguson and his wife Megan are asking the tough questions.

Craig Ferguson

'The Walking Dead' cast and more celebs at Comic Con

Thousands of fans head to New York Comic Con each year to hear from the actors and creators behind their favorite shows, books and movies.<p>Rosario …

TV

Let Neil deGrasse Tyson Blow Your Mind With Facts About the Universe

It’s Friday. So sit back, relax and listen to the beautiful sound of Neil deGrasse Tyson’s voice blowing your mind with facts about the universe.<p>In …

Astrophysics

10 Cool Things About Neil deGrasse Tyson

10 Cool Things About Neil deGrasse Tyson. The Sexiest Astrophysicist Alive is more than just a scientist.<p>*<p>Cast Your Vote in the Best Illusion of the …

Neil deGrasse Tyson: Mind Blown

Link<i>“The act of dying while falling into a black hole is called ‘spaghettification.'”</i> It comes across like an episode of Jack Handey’s <i>Deep Thoughts</i>, …

Astrophysics