Neil deGrasse Tyson

Culture

Neil DeGrasse Tyson Is Canceled (for Now) Amid His #MeToo Reckoning

Nat Geo is doing the right thing by investigating, but it's coming pretty late.
Kara Weisenstein
1.4.19
#metoo

Neil deGrasse Tyson and the Persistence of the Bad Male Apology

Advocates for survivors of sexual assault say statements like Tyson's are rarely about apologizing to alleged victims.
Marie Solis
12.4.18
roll your blunts

Neil deGrasse Tyson Patiently, Joyously Explains to Paparazzi What Would Happen if You Smoked Weed in Space

The universe is truly beautiful.
Jason Koebler
9.13.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Bill Nye Drinks Wine with a Climate Change Denier in the Trailer for His Doc

The upcoming film 'Bill Nye: Science Guy' will hit theaters later this year.
VICE Staff
9.28.17
E3 2017

Neil deGrasse Tyson and James Gunn Argue: What's "Good," Video Games?

The E3 Coliseum is living up to its name, as the astrophysicist and film director just had a fight over what makes a good game.
Natalie Watson
6.15.17
Desus & Mero

Neil deGrasse Tyson Tries to Explain the Cosmos to Desus and Mero

The legendary astrophysicist talks Bill Nye, the Bronx, and rainbows on VICELAND's 'Desus & Mero.'
Sarah Bellman
5.2.17
humans of the year

Christopher Emdin Is Teaching Public School Kids Science Through Hip-Hop

“The liquid soluble that made up the chemistry. A gaseous element, that burned down your ministry.”—GZA on 'Liquid Swords.'
Samantha Cole
4.23.17
Mars

The First Mars Homes Could Look Like Red Space Igloos

National Geographic's new docu-drama Mars, set in 2033, will follow the tales of the first crew to arrive on the red planet.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
10.28.16
Star Wars

Neil deGrasse Tyson Discusses Lightsaber Physics

Applying real life physics to fictional weapons.
Madison Margolin
10.18.16
Art

Inside a British Urban Outfitters, a Hypothesis for the Nature of Reality

A popup British art exhibit explores the idea that reality is a computer simulation.
Jason Koebler
6.9.16
Why Is This Still a Thing?

Why Is the Flat-Earth Conspiracy Still a Thing?

B.o.B.’s Twitter rant inspired an investigation.
Rachel Pick
1.27.16
Interviews

We Talked to Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Nephew About Dissing B.o.B with Science

TYSON explains why the earth is actually round and getting his uncle to listen to DMX.
Jabbari Weekes
1.27.16
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