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Astrophysicist, Director of the Hayden Planetarium, in NY.

Recently pronounced "God" by Jon Stewart on the Daily Show due to his ability to explain why the tides go in and out. (The moon's gravitational pull, in case you were wondering).

Studied at both Harvard and Columbia Universities.
by kv8r84 January 26, 2011
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Neil DeGrasse Tyson is a astrophysicist who is famous for his lectures and most recently hosting Cosmos: A space time odyssey.
Tyson is known for his sometimes comedic approach to explaining science and for inspiring others to look to the field of science.
The host of Cosmos: A Space Time Odyssey is Neil DeGrasse Tyson
by SnakeAssassin July 22, 2015

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