“The act of dying while falling into a black hole is called ‘spaghettification.'” It comes across like an episode of Jack Handey’s Deep Thoughts, but every tidbit that celebrity astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson offers up in this amusing Vanity Fair clip is factually accurate.
Neil Degrasse Tyson
On The Late Late Show, Andy Samberg asked astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson some big questions, and he responded with his typical combination of intelligence, passion, and humor. He never answered the time travel one, so he needs to go back in time and fix that.
Smarter Every Day’s Destin Sandlin takes on a tweet by Neil deGrasse Tyson in which he stated that a stalled helicopter would land like a brick. Destin and pilots Brad and Gerry Friesen not only put their lives on the line to test this, but prove that nobody is right 100% of the time.
Loaded Pictures created this lovingly-animated black and white short of celebrity astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and his response to Lincoln’s famous Gettysburg Address. The 16th U.S. President’s contributions didn’t just change society, they changed science forever.