88 Facts About Neil deGrasse Tyson

1. Neil deGrasse Tyson has his own views about spirituality, religion, and science which he included in his essays "The Perimeter of Ignorance" as well as "Holy Wars.

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2. Neil deGrasse Tyson has published several books and articles including "Universe", a column for the Natural History magazine.

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3. Neil deGrasse Tyson has his own views about spirituality, religion, and science which he included in his essays "The Perimeter of Ignorance" as well as "Holy Wars.

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4. Neil deGrasse Tyson has published several books and articles including "Universe", a column for the Natural History magazine.

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5. Neil deGrasse Tyson has his own views about spirituality, religion, and science which he included in his essays "The Perimeter of Ignorance" as well as "Holy Wars.

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6. Neil deGrasse Tyson has published several books and articles including "Universe", a column for the Natural History magazine.

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7. Neil deGrasse Tyson has his own views about spirituality, religion, and science which he included in his essays "The Perimeter of Ignorance" as well as "Holy Wars.

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8. Neil deGrasse Tyson has published several books and articles including "Universe", a column for the Natural History magazine.

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9. Neil deGrasse Tyson has his own views about spirituality, religion, and science which he included in his essays "The Perimeter of Ignorance" as well as "Holy Wars.

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10. Neil deGrasse Tyson has published several books and articles including "Universe", a column for the Natural History magazine.

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11. Neil deGrasse Tyson has his own views about spirituality, religion, and science which he included in his essays "The Perimeter of Ignorance" as well as "Holy Wars.

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12. Neil deGrasse Tyson has published several books and articles including "Universe", a column for the Natural History magazine.

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13. Neil deGrasse Tyson has his own views about spirituality, religion, and science which he included in his essays "The Perimeter of Ignorance" as well as "Holy Wars.

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14. Neil deGrasse Tyson has published several books and articles including "Universe", a column for the Natural History magazine.

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15. Neil deGrasse Tyson has his own views about spirituality, religion, and science which he included in his essays "The Perimeter of Ignorance" as well as "Holy Wars.

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16. Neil deGrasse Tyson has published several books and articles including "Universe", a column for the Natural History magazine.

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17. Neil deGrasse Tyson has his own views about spirituality, religion, and science which he included in his essays "The Perimeter of Ignorance" as well as "Holy Wars.

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18. Neil deGrasse Tyson has published several books and articles including "Universe", a column for the Natural History magazine.

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19. Neil deGrasse Tyson has his own views about spirituality, religion, and science which he included in his essays "The Perimeter of Ignorance" as well as "Holy Wars.

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20. Neil deGrasse Tyson has published several books and articles including "Universe", a column for the Natural History magazine.

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21. Neil deGrasse Tyson has his own views about spirituality, religion, and science which he included in his essays "The Perimeter of Ignorance" as well as "Holy Wars.

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22. Neil deGrasse Tyson has published several books and articles including "Universe", a column for the Natural History magazine.

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23. Neil deGrasse Tyson has his own views about spirituality, religion, and science which he included in his essays "The Perimeter of Ignorance" as well as "Holy Wars.

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24. Neil deGrasse Tyson has published several books and articles including "Universe", a column for the Natural History magazine.

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25. Neil deGrasse Tyson has his own views about spirituality, religion, and science which he included in his essays "The Perimeter of Ignorance" as well as "Holy Wars.

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26. Neil deGrasse Tyson has published several books and articles including "Universe", a column for the Natural History magazine.

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27. Neil deGrasse Tyson has his own views about spirituality, religion, and science which he included in his essays "The Perimeter of Ignorance" as well as "Holy Wars.

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28. Neil deGrasse Tyson has published several books and articles including "Universe", a column for the Natural History magazine.

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29. Neil deGrasse Tyson proves that scientists can be real life superheroes.

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30. In 2001 Neil deGrasse Tyson was appointed to serve on the Commission on the Future of the United States Aerospace Industry3.

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31. Neil deGrasse Tyson said that the two of them dated briefly but that it never got serious; he completely denied ever assaulting her.

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32. On Saturday, Neil deGrasse Tyson wrote a long, detailed defense and published it on his Facebook page.

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33. Neil deGrasse Tyson married Alice Young in 1988 and they have 2 children, Miranda and Travis.

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34. Neil deGrasse Tyson has his own views about spirituality, religion, and science which he included in his essays "The Perimeter of Ignorance" as well as "Holy Wars.

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35. In 2001 Neil deGrasse Tyson became a member of the Commission on the Future of the United States Aerospace Industry.

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36. Neil deGrasse Tyson has published several books and articles including "Universe", a column for the Natural History magazine.

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37. In 1994 Neil deGrasse Tyson worked for the Hayden Planetarium as a staff scientist while he was a research affiliate in Princeton University.

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38. Neil deGrasse Tyson proceeded with his post graduate endeavors at the University of Texas at Austin.

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39. Neil deGrasse Tyson is known for his ability to make difficult concepts accessible to every audience, his oratory skills and his sense of humor, which has led to appearances on such shows as Real Time with Bill Maher, The Colbert Report and The Daily Show.

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40. Neil deGrasse Tyson eventually became the director of the Planetarium and worked on an extensive renovation of the facility, from assisting with its design to helping raise the necessary funds.

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41. Neil deGrasse Tyson went to work for the Hayden Planetarium in 1996 and still serves as its director.

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42. Neil deGrasse Tyson is a wine enthusiast whose collection was featured in the May 2000 issue of the Wine Spectator and the Spring 2005 issue of The World of Fine Wine.

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43. In 2018, Neil deGrasse Tyson made a guest appearance on The Big Bang Theory as himself, together with fellow scientist Bill Nye, in the first episode of the show's final season.

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44. Neil deGrasse Tyson made two more appearances with CinemaSins, co-reviewing Interstellar on September 29, 2015, and The Martian on March 31, 2016.

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45. Neil deGrasse Tyson had a minor appearance as himself in the 2016 film Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.

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46. Neil deGrasse Tyson assisted DC Comics in selecting a real-life star that would be an appropriate parent star to Krypton, and picked Corvus, which is Latin for "Crow", and which is the mascot of Superman's high school, the Smallville Crows.

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47. Neil deGrasse Tyson made an appearance in an episode of Martha Speaks as himself.

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48. Neil deGrasse Tyson made a guest appearance as himself in the episode "Brain Storm" of Stargate Atlantis alongside Bill Nye and in the episode "The Apology Insufficiency" of The Big Bang Theory.

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49. Neil deGrasse Tyson has appeared as the keynote speaker at The Amazing Meeting, a science and skepticism conference hosted by the James Randi Educational Foundation.

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50. Neil deGrasse Tyson wrote a widely circulated letter on what he saw.

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51. Neil deGrasse Tyson lived near the World Trade Center and was an eyewitness to the September 11, 2001 attacks.

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52. Neil deGrasse Tyson served as one of the central interviewees on the various episodes of the History Channel science program, The Universe.

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53. Neil deGrasse Tyson is an advocate for expanding the operations of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

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54. Neil deGrasse Tyson purposefully no longer speaks publicly about race.

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55. Neil deGrasse Tyson said that his goal to become an astrophysicist was, ".

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56. Neil deGrasse Tyson told a story about being interviewed about a plasma burst from the sun on a local Fox affiliate in 1989.

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57. Neil deGrasse Tyson's fulfilling a really important role out there.

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58. Neil deGrasse Tyson replied by reiterating his dislike for one-word labels, saying "That's what adjectives are for.

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59. Neil deGrasse Tyson is co-developing a sandbox video game with Whatnot Entertainment, Neil deGrasse Tyson Presents: Space Odyssey, which aims to help provide players with a realistic simulation of developing a space-faring culture, incorporating educational materials about space and technology.

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60. In 2012, Neil deGrasse Tyson announced that he would appear in a YouTube series based on his radio show StarTalk.

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61. Neil deGrasse Tyson attended and was a speaker at the Beyond Belief: Science, Religion, Reason and Survival symposium in November 2006.

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62. Neil deGrasse Tyson has stated on The Colbert Report, The Daily Show, and BBC Horizon that this decision has resulted in large amounts of hate mail, much of it from children.

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63. Neil deGrasse Tyson had coined the term in 1996, inspired by how the phenomenon recalls the sun's solstice alignment with the Stonehenge monument in England.

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64. Neil deGrasse Tyson became acting director of the planetarium in June 1995 and was appointed director in 1996.

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65. Neil deGrasse Tyson has held numerous positions at institutions including the University of Maryland, Princeton University, the American Museum of Natural History, and the Hayden Planetarium.

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66. Neil deGrasse Tyson earned an AB degree in physics at Harvard College in 1980 and then began his graduate work at the University of Texas at Austin, from which he received an MA degree in astronomy in 1983.

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67. Neil deGrasse Tyson was active in dance, in styles including jazz, ballet, Afro-Caribbean, and Latin Ballroom.

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68. Neil deGrasse Tyson revisited this moment on his first episode of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey.

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69. Neil deGrasse Tyson served on a 2001 government commission on the future of the US aerospace industry, and on the 2004 Moon, Mars and Beyond commission.

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70. Neil deGrasse Tyson says other worlds have as much to fear from us as we do from aliens.

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71. Neil deGrasse Tyson responds to Elon Musk's brainteaser interview question.

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72. Neil deGrasse Tyson loves the Doppler effect and he wants us to love it too.

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73. Neil deGrasse Tyson was so determined to become an astrophysicist that he started a dog-walking business to earn money for a telescope.

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74. Neil deGrasse Tyson is an American astrophysicist, cosmologist, author, and science communicator.

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75. Neil deGrasse Tyson was the recipient of the Medal of Outreach in 2017.

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76. Neil deGrasse Tyson met his wife in a physics class at the University of Texas at Austin.

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77. In 2016, Neil deGrasse Tyson narrated and was a script supervisor for the science documentary, Food Evolution, directed by Academy Award nominated director Scott Hamilton Kennedy.

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78. Neil deGrasse Tyson was listed by at least two commentators as a possible nominee for the position of Science Laureate, if the act were to pass.

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79. Neil deGrasse Tyson is a frequent participant in the website Reddit's AMAs where he is responsible for three of the top ten most popular AMAs of all time.

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80. Neil deGrasse Tyson has written and broadcast extensively about his views of science, spirituality, and the spirituality of science, including the essays "The Perimeter of Ignorance" and "Holy Wars", both appearing in Natural History magazine and the 2006 Beyond Belief workshop.

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81. In May 2009, Neil deGrasse Tyson launched a one-hour radio talk show called StarTalk, which he co-hosted with comedian Lynne Koplitz.

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82. In 2007, Neil deGrasse Tyson was chosen to be a regular on The History Channel's popular series The Universe.

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83. Neil deGrasse Tyson has written a number of popular books on astronomy.

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84. In 1994, Neil deGrasse Tyson joined the Hayden Planetarium as a staff scientist while he was a research affiliate in Princeton University.

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85. Neil deGrasse Tyson chose to attend Harvard where he majored in physics and lived in Currier House.

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86. Neil deGrasse Tyson said, "I already knew I wanted to become a scientist.

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87. Neil deGrasse Tyson was born in Manhattan as the second of three children, into a family living in the Bronx.

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88. Neil deGrasse Tyson is an American astrophysicist, author, and science communicator.

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