The Cosmos, Explained: Neil deGrasse Tyson On His New Series
Tyson will pick up where Carl Sagan left off, hosting a continuation of the “Cosmos” TV series.
Complaints about the demise of society and the "youth of today" also tend to be timeless. Consider this pronouncement, inscribed on an Assyrian tablet circa 2800 B.C.: Our earth is degenerates these days … bribery and corruption abound, children no longer obey their parents, every man wants to write a book, and the end of the world is evidently approaching.
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can we please take a moment to look at and admire this flawless picture of Neil deGrasse Tyson from this week’s New Yorker
he looks like a stylish, modern space jesus
The press still thinks [global warming] is controversial. So they find the 1% of the scientists and put them up as if they’re 50% of the research results. You in the public would have no idea that this is basically a done deal and that we’re on to other problems, because the journalists are trying to give it a 50/50 story. It’s not a 50/50 story. It’s not. Period.
Cosmos - A Spacetime Odissey - Teaser Trailer
- Neil deGrasse Tyson
If everyone had the luxury to pursue a life of exactly what they love, we would all be ranked as visionary and brilliant. If you got to spend every day of your life doing what you love, you can’t help but be the best in the world at that. And you get to smile every day for doing so. And you’ll be working at it almost to the exclusion of personal hygiene, and your friends are knocking on your door, saying, “Don’t you need a vacation?!,” and you don’t even know what the word “vacation” means because what you’re doing is what you want to do and a vacation from that is anything but a vacation — that’s the state of mind of somebody who’s doing what others might call visionary and brilliant.
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