It is a diamond in the sky! This Sunday coming, one of the longest running television shows in the world celebrates 60 yeas of probing the universe beyond our humble globe. For six decades The Sky at Night has encouraged viewers to turn their gaze upwards and take notice of the stars above.
Before Tuesday, nobody really knew what Pluto looked like. But since 1933, its (now former) status as “the ninth planet” merited its inclusion in countless depictions of the Solar System. Which means up until Tuesday, every time a TV show showed a picture of Pluto they were largely guessing.
Dr. Tyson rather enjoyed the film. His tweets are pretty great. One in particualr, though, was perfect:
It would seem the National Review looked up and realized that suddenly, its stockpile of liberal stereotypes were out of date. The old standbys like "latte-swilling limousine liberals" "hairy-legged radical feminists" and "effete Ivory Tower collectivists" just don't have the same punch. Meet the statistics-spewing,…
As seen on Reddit. Next month: White hot stars for every body type and the 168 best black holes in the universe!
I don't know if this is real. It looks to be and his museum does have a Kinja, plus Nick Denton did just get married in his planetarium, but it appears that Neil deGrasse Tyson responded yesterday to a Kinja Invite from Jalopnik blogger Michael Ballaban about a question regarding his math from a series of May tweets.
His talk was amazing last night. So glad we decided to wait it out in the rain to get in. It was hosted by Tulane University and was free and open to the public. They made an overfill room to stream the talk and yet still had to turn away hundreds.
In line to see Neil Degrasse Tyson speak at Tulane university! He just poked his head out the door. People squealed like he's in a boy band.
Appearing on the Janet Mefferd Radio Show, Danny Faulkner of "Answers in Genesis" and the Creation Museum complained about Neil deGrasse Tyson's Cosmos. "Creationists aren't even on the radar screen for them, they wouldn't even consider us plausible at all," Faulkner said.