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Neil DeGrasse Tyson Explains Everything Wrong With The Movie Gravity

Video: Gravity is a positively stunning, occasionally horrifying cinematic masterpiece. Of course, that said, it’s got its share of problems. And no one has been more irked by these discrepancies than everyones favourite astrophysicist, Neil deGrasse Tyson. Now, you can listen to the man himself sound off on every single scientific inaccuracy in delightful detail. And trust us — there is a lot to detail.


Hilarious Slow-Motion Video Turns Neil DeGrasse Tyson Into A Stoner

Astrophysicist and Cosmos host Neil deGrasse Tyson, in addition to being a general badass, is most famous for his wildly infectious exuberance for all things science. Unless, of course, NDT is stoned out of his mind. In which case, that vigor would probably turn into the masterpiece you see below.


Nine-Year-Old Debates Asteroid Destruction With Neil DeGrasse Tyson

Seriously, folks, you need to watch nine-year-old Jacob debating about how to deflect or destroy asteroids that may hit Earth with Cosmos‘ host Neil de Grasse Tyson. The non-Newtonian fluid line is pure gold.


10 Reasons To Love Science According To Neil DeGrasse Tyson

As if you need any more convincing that science is awesome, right? Well, Neil deGrasse Tyson wants to make you love it even more. Doing his part for YouTube’s Geek Week, Neil deGrasse Tyson links you up with 10 more reasons to be in awe of science. The reasons include stuff like the Northern Lights of Finland to Cheetah robot running faster than Usain Bolt to liquid oxygen and quantum levitation.


The Epic, First Official Trailer For Neil DeGrasse Tyson's Cosmos

Yesterday Giz took a look at ‘The New Sci-Fi And Tech Shows You Need To Watch This Season‘. And some of them look pretty good. You know what we missed, though? This modern-day astrophysics badass first trailer for Neil deGrasse’s Tyson’s reboot of Carl Sagan’s Cosmos series. It looks absolutely incredible.


Only 'Stupid Aliens' Would Build Flying Saucers That Spin

A mainstay of classic science fiction is the flying saucer, the universal icon for extraterrestrial alien space vehicles. The problem is, no species capable of constructing ships to traverse the stars would ever go with a saucer design that involved spinning, as astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson explains here.


Three Of This Generation's Iconic Scientists Horsing Around Like Kids

Brian Green (author of The Elegant Universe) just posted this photo on his Facebook wall. There’s probably some context that would make this make sense, but really, just seeing three of our generation’s most iconic scientists screwing around like kids is enough to put a big fat grin on your face.


Neil DeGrasse Tyson: Thor's Hammer As Heavy As Three Billion Elephants

Neil deGrasse Tyson just took the mystery out of a cosmic mystery in comics, and somehow made it even cooler. How much does Mjolnir, the hammer of Thor and forged from a collapsing star, actually weigh? Turns out, stars weigh a lot.


Wil Wheaton And Neil DeGrasse Tyson Chat About The Science Of Star Trek

With the JJ Abrams reboot of the Star Trek franchise in 2009 — and a new film already set for release next year — the chances of seeing a new TV show or movie set in the “Prime” reality, as it’s called, are remote. So, if you’ve been gagging for any sort of recent exposure to the older Trek, this live show discussing the science of the series, featuring astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and Wil Wheaton, might help fill the void.


5 Amazing Real-Life Facts About Superman

You’ve probably heard that Neil deGrasse Tyson will be making an appearance in an upcoming issue of the Superman comics. But earlier today he showed up on NPR’s Morning Edition to explain the juicy science behind the cameo, and drop some knowledge about the Man of Steel. Here are five real-life Superman facts he shared.