Neil deGrasse Tyson

Neil deGrasse Tyson


Astrophysicist

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Maybe Santa’s Reindeer are stationary, and it is we who fly past them on Christmas Eve.

Evidence you might be in a Cult:: When you stop thinking for yourself and you’ve empowered a select few others in your group to do your thinking for you.

Seems to me, if you can get the citizens of a Democracy to no longer agree on what is objectively true in the world, then you have conquered them with all the strength of an invading army.

Imagine a world where Nations find the search for life in the Universe more interesting than the taking of life on Earth.

Well, it’s about time. This should have happened 150 years ago. Science in the USA will become a Cabinet Level post.

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His passing has left an intellectual vacuum in his wake. But it's not empty. Think of it as a kind of vacuum energy permeating the fabric of spacetime that defies measure. Stephen Hawking, RIP 1942-2018.

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Evidence collected over many years, obtained from many locations, indicates that the power of Prayer is insufficient to stop bullets from killing school children.

SCIENTISTS: “We’ve produced the first-ever image of a supermassive Black Hole, 55-million light years away” RESPONSE: “Oooh!” SCIENTISTS: “We’ve concluded that humans are catastrophically warming Earth” RESPONSE: “That conflicts with what I want to be true, so it must be false”

In school, students cheat because the system values high grades more than students value learning.

Look what happened the last time you didn’t vote.

In the past 48hrs, the USA horrifically lost 34 people to mass shootings. On average, across any 48hrs, we also lose… 500 to Medical errors 300 to the Flu 250 to Suicide 200 to Car Accidents 40 to Homicide via Handgun Often our emotions respond more to spectacle than to data.

I dream of a world where the truth is what shapes people's politics, rather than politics shaping what people think is true.

Odd. No one is in denial of America’s Aug 21 total solar eclipse. Like Climate Change, methods & tools of science predict it.

You Matter. Unless you multiply yourself by the speed of light squared. Then you Energy.

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