The Most Astounding Fact (Neil DeGrasse Tyson)

Click "Show more" to watch the original interview with the link provided below. Astrophysicist Dr. Neil DeGrasse Tyson was asked by a reader of TIME magazine...

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Comment by C. Sosa on March 5, 2012 at 1:28pm

I have heard lots of it before, but the way Dr. Tyson says it is always captivating.

Comment by Robert Karp on March 5, 2012 at 4:42pm

This is incredible. Brought tears to my eyes.

Comment by Robert Karp on March 5, 2012 at 4:44pm

Comment by doubtingSteve on March 5, 2012 at 8:01pm

Dr Tyson is just such an engaging and charismatic speaker. He is this generation's Carl Sagan. And we need someone like him speaking now more than ever

Comment by Geektheist (Rocky Oliver) on March 6, 2012 at 8:46am

NdT is my favorite astrophysicist of all time. I put him right there with Carl Sagan.

Comment by Geektheist (Rocky Oliver) on March 6, 2012 at 8:48am

Oh, and I've seen him say this live - he said this exact thing when he spoke at a conference I speak at, Lotusphere. He has spoken there twice - the first time he talked about Pluto's demotion, the second was just the excitement about science, astrophysics, etc. - and he said this, and it was inspiring.

Comment by Geektheist (Rocky Oliver) on March 6, 2012 at 8:50am

As an aside, did anyone else think that the moon that zoomed into view at about the 2:20 mark was the Death Star? I guess I'm too much of a Star Wars junkie.... ;)

Comment by Reg The Fronkey Farmer on March 6, 2012 at 12:18pm

I heard him on the radio today. He said he is working on hosting an up-to-date new series of Carl Sagan's Cosmos. 13th episodes by end 2014. a bit more here.

Comment by Judith van der Roos on March 6, 2012 at 3:31pm
like i said the other day in response to Nate's questtion about Dealing With The Inevitable, we are "star stuff", how wonderful is that !
Regards,
Judith vd R.
Comment by Judith van der Roos on March 6, 2012 at 3:31pm
like i said the other day in response to Nate's questtion about Dealing With The Inevitable, we are "star stuff", how wonderful is that !
Regards,
Judith vd R.

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