Tag Archives: Neil deGrasse Tyson

Take Your Very Own Journey to Mars

Take Your Very Own Journey to Mars

‘Mars’ follows a crew of international astronauts on humanity’s first manned mission to Mars and combines it with some of the groundbreaking work that is actually being done in real life to lay the foundation for our eventual journey to Mars. Read More

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What’s There to Like About ‘Ice Age: Collision Course’?

What’s There to Like About ‘Ice Age: Collision Course’?

If you’re like me, you may have missed ‘Ice Age: Collision Course’ when it breezed through theaters earlier this year. Surprisingly, it’s the fifth entry in the series, which has seen the same pack of friends outlast primitive man, melting glaciers, dinosaurs, shifting landmasses, and pirate monkeys. Like any franchise with five films, it’s had its ups and downs, but where does the latest installment land? Read More

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey on Blu-ray and DVD

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey on Blu-ray and DVD

If you missed any episodes of Neil deGrasse Tyson’s awesome series Cosmos, there are many ways to catch up. If you’ve missed all the episodes then what are you waiting for, now is the time to binge watch it all! Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey is a modern reboot of Carl Sagan’s PBS Series, Cosmos: A Personal Voyage. Host Neil deGrasse Tyson, with help from producers Ann Druyan, Steven Soter, and Seth MacFarlane, leads us on a fantastic journey to explore the Cosmos, near and far.
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New Cosmos with Neil deGrasse Tyson Gets an Awesome Trailer

New Cosmos with Neil deGrasse Tyson Gets an Awesome Trailer

We at GeekDad have been anxiously awaiting the new Cosmos series, to be hosted by the one and only Neil deGrasse Tyson, since it was first announced nearly two years ago. FOX has just released the first official trailer for the series at Comic-Con International, and it’s just as awesome (and I mean that literally) as I’d hoped it would be. Read More

Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains The Origins Of Atomic Elements

Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains The Origins Of Atomic Elements

In our favorite astrophysicist’s latest installment on AOL On’s “School of Thought” series, Neil deGrasse Tyson discusses a little-known-about paper written in the 1950s, titled “Synthesis of the Elements in Stars” and published in several scholarly journals such as Reviews of Modern Physics. This paper discussed the formation of the fundamental elements on earth, those that are taught to us in the periodic table of the elements. Read More

GeekDad Interview: Neil deGrasse Tyson

Neil deGrasse Tyson is one of the very few people smart enough, knowledgeable enough, charming enough, and, yes, famous enough that he might just be the best spokesperson for science alive. He’s certainly the best spokesperson for American space exploration, … Read More

Exponential Awesomeness of Neil DeGrasse Tyson

It doesn’t matter where you start. Any exposure to astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson creates ever increasing urges to absorb more of this man’s wisdom, delivered with the charisma and wit rarely packaged in one person. For example, a newly released video by science enthusiast Max Schlickenmeyer adds music and visuals along with Dr. Tyson’s answer to the… Read More