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Watch: Neil deGrasse Tyson on His National Geographic Series StarTalk, Magnets and Parenting

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Watch: Neil deGrasse Tyson on His National Geographic Series <i>StarTalk</i>, Magnets and Parenting

Neil deGrasse Tyson is known as the man who demoted Pluto from regular planet to dwarf planet, but more than that, he’s the man who makes science cool. (And beautiful: See his 2014 revival of Carl Sagan’s classic, Cosmos.) Paste sat down to speak with Tyson about his popular radio show, StarTalk , being adapted into a TV series on the National Geographic Channel—one that combines appearances by celebrities and comedians with hard science into a fun twist on the late-night talk show. Check out our interview and let Tyson do what he does best: Drop real scientific knowledge with all kinds of humor.

The next episode of StarTalk airs on National Geographic Channel Tuesday, March 28 at 9 p.m. The series’ fourth season, with 20 new episodes, premieres in the fall. Neil deGrasse Tyson’s new book, Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, comes out May 2.


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