Neil DeGrasse Tyson

  1. Space

    Remember That Time Our Friend Bill Nye And Neil deGrasse Tyson Were Loveable Jerks On Stargate: Atlantis

    Way back in 2008, Stargate: Atlantis realized the incredible coolness of Our Friend Bill Nye and Neil deGrasse Tyson before everyone else. Our favourite scientists appear in the fifth season episode "Brain Storm," where they chat with under-appreciated genius Dr. Rodney McKay at a gala. Oh, and they're kind of jerks. It's a piece of brilliance.

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  2. Science

    Neil deGrasse Tyson Will Speak During Omaha’s Pastafarian Conference

    Noted astrophysicist, Director of the Hayden Planetarium, and host of Cosmos Neil deGrasse Tyson will be speaking during the Omaha Pastafarian conference "Apostacon" this September. Allow us to explain what that is and why we've photoshopped a colander on Tyson's head.

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  3. Science

    Creationists Upset Over Exclusion From Cosmos, Do They Have A Point?

    It's probably inevitable that religious conservatives would eventually take offense at Neil deGrasse Tyson's Cosmos. However, the most recent creationist complaint is just as surprising as it is contradictory.

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  4. Tech

    Twitter Got a Tool to Look up First Tweets for Its Birthday, We’ve Got Some Famous Ones for You

    You're probably going to get a walk down memory lane in your Twitter feed today, because Twitter now has a tool to instantly pull up anyone and everyone's first tweet for its 8th birthday tomorrow. So, what did some of our favorite Twitter personalities have to say in their first 140 characters?

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  5. Space

    Neil deGrasse Tyson Is Hosting a Debate on Private Spaceflight Tonight, Watch It Live at 7:30PM ET Right Here

    This year's Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate at the American Museum of Natural History will be focused "selling space" and private spaceflight. It will be hosted by none other than Hayden Planetarium director Neil deGrasse Tyson, so if you can't wait for this week's Cosmos for your Tyson fix, watch here at 7:30PM EDT.

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  6. Space

    Neil deGrasse Tyson in Slow Motion Is a Pretty Good Idea of What He’d Be Like Stoned

    As it turns out, you don't even need to do anything illegal to see what Neil deGrasse Tyson would be like high thanks to a clever YouTuber. When you slow him down, he pretty much sounds like a stoner. Unfortunately, the reverse doesn't work, and talking super fast will not make you sound as brilliant as Tyson—especially if you are high.

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  7. Entertainment

    Pluto Confronts Neil deGrasse Tyson Face-To-Face, Still Not A Planet [VIDEO]

    It's no secret that we at Geekosystem love Neil deGrasse Tyson - and the epic premiere of Cosmos last week didn't exactly help with our obsession. Tyson hit up Late Night on Friday and was confronted by his oldest frenemy: a dejected and de-planetified Pluto. Watch how the big fight goes down, and prepare to love NDT just a little bit more.

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  8. Entertainment

    FOX Affiliate Cuts Evolution Reference in Cosmos

    For a show as all-encompassing as Cosmos, it's surprising that the series' only reference to evolution so far lasted less than a minute. And if you live in Oklahoma City, Fox News affiliate KOKH-TV didn't even want you to see that.

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  9. Entertainment

    The Ratings Are in for Cosmos and They’re Amazing

    It was pretty clear on Sunday night that a lot of people were watching  Cosmos from all the tweets and Facebook updates about it, but according to a tweet by Seth MacFarlane the numbers are in. 12 million people watched live, and if you count DVR recordings it jumps to 17.5 million.

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  10. Science

    Neil deGrasse Tyson and Ann Druyen Talk Cosmos and Gravity at SXSW [Video]

    Not everybody gets to be at SXSW right now, and even fewer of us get to hang out with Neil deGrasse Tyson and Cosmos producer Ann Druyen. That's why we're happy we found this set of videos from the Samsung What's Trending SXSW blogger lounge, so we can live vicariously through this lucky audience.

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  11. Space

    President Obama Is Introducing Cosmos Tonight, Which You’re Watching

    Cosmos is premiering tonight, and we here at Geekosystem are ridiculously excited about it. We've had the chance to screen the first episode, and it's truly incredible. But just when we thought we couldn't be any more excited about this show, we found out that President Obama was going to be adding an introduction to the series before it airs.

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  12. Space

    NASA Finally Starting a Mission to Search Jupiter’s Moon Europa for Life

    Things are about to get a little bit more 2010: Odyssey Two at NASA as they're finally preparing to go searching Jupiter's moon, Europa, for life. It's still a few years off at this point, but a robotic mission to sample the waters of Europa may be the best chance we have to find life elsewhere in our solar system.

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  13. Entertainment

    Watch Neil deGrasse Tyson Play Science Love Doctor for a Weird Craigslist Ad on @Midnight

    Last night's @Midnight was great, for not only bringing on Community cast members Danny Pudi, Gillian Jacobs, and Jim Rash, but because Neil deGrasse Tyson also stopped by to help a Craigslist poster with some very specific science needs. Who better to help with that than Tyson? Really, who better to help with anything at all?

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  14. Science

    Neil deGrasse Tyson Interviewed God on Star Talk Radio

    Neil deGrasse Tyson is a man of science who doesn't turn to religion for answers to the questions of the Universe... usually. Sometimes though, he interviews God Himself as was the case in the latest episode of Star Talk Radio. Listen to the episode right here.

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  15. Space

    The New Trailer for Cosmos With Neil deGrasse Tyson Is Spectacular [Video]

    Neil deGrasse Tyson and Cosmos were pretty much made for each other, and this new trailer from FOX is more like a trailer for a Hollywood epic than a science show, because there's no reason it shouldn't be just that exciting. So give it a watch and get a bit emotional that Carl Sagan isn't around to see it, because it would do him proud.

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