Neil deGrasse Tyson

‘Family Guy’ Season 14 Adds Ashton Kutcher, Kyle Chandler, Neil deGrasse Tyson and More

by Kevin Fitzpatrick September 6, 2015 @ 9:47 PM
FOX’s Family Guy has never lacked for star power in its seasonal guest roster, and Season 14 should prove no exception, even in live-action. That’s right, series star Mila Kunis will loan out husband Ashton Kutcher for a live-action Family Guy short, while other guest stars run the gamut between Neil deGrasse Tyson and Margaret Cho.

‘The Martian’ Featurette: Neil deGrasse Tyson Takes You on ‘Our Greatest Adventure’

by Britt Hayes August 27, 2015 @ 6:33 PM
So far, every bit of marketing for Ridley Scott’s The Martian has been pretty exciting — between the viral content, deliberately paced release of images and the trailers, someone at 20th Century Fox is well-deserving of a raise. The latest viral video features noted astrophysicist and Cool Guy™ Neil deGrasse Tyson in a fictional episode of StarTalk, examining the Ares 3 mission featured in The Martian.

The ‘Batman vs. Superman’ Plot Explained by Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson

by Mike Sampson April 27, 2015 @ 9:10 AM
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Beyond the recent Batman vs. Superman trailer, we still don't know a lot about the upcoming superhero rumble. Particularly, why are Superman and Batman even fighting each other? It might seem weird to seek superhero movie guidance from an astrophysicist, but when that astrophysicist is Neil deGrasse Tyson, whose voice you heard in the aforementioned trailer, you take notice. Especially when he starts describing the Batman vs. Superman plot and the main crux of the beef between these two superheroes.

'The Black Hole': The Worst Movie Ever Made?

by Mike Ryan August 8, 2014 @ 2:00 PM
Earlier this year, for some odd reason, a TMZ cameraman was stalking the famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson. The first question that the TMZ cameraman asked Tyson was about which movie was the most scientifically inaccurate. It’s almost remarkable how quickly Tyson answered this question. It was almost as if all time and space merged at the particular moment, because Tyson’s answer seemed to come before the question was even finished – as if the sheer weight of Tyson’s answer was so heavy that even light itself couldn’t escape. Tyson’s answer, “The original Disney movie, ‘The Black Hole.’ It was embarrassing!.”