11 Baller Neil deGrasse Tyson Quotes

Neil DeGrasse Tyson

Neil deGrasse Tyson is America’s preeminent badass astrophysicist.

He’s a passionate advocate for science, NASA and education. He’s also well-known for a little incident involving Pluto. The man holds at least 17 honorary doctorates in addition to his real one; we’re dealing with a badass over here.

Now, eleven of our favourite NDT quotes.

On science

The good thing about science is that it's true whether or not you believe in it.

On NASA funding

On God and hurricanes

On the benefits of technology invented for use in space

On the demotion of Pluto from planet status

On the climax of the movie Titanic

On death by asteroid

On the motivations behind America's moonshot

On who named the stars

On 2012 apocalypse predictions

Practical advice in the event of alien contact

Continue the cosmic journey.

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