Quote by Neil deGrasse Tyson : “Humans aren’t as good “

Humans aren’t as good as we should be in our capacity to empathize with feelings and thoughts of others, be they humans or other animals on Earth. So maybe part of our formal education should be training in empathy. Imagine how different the world would be if, in fact, that were ‘reading, writing, arithmetic, empathy.’

Quote by Neil deGrasse Tyson : “I know of no time in h”

I know of no time in human history where ignorance was better than knowledge.

Quote by Neil deGrasse Tyson : “Not enough books focus on”

Not enough books focus on how a culture responds to radically new ideas or discovery. Especially in the biography genre, they tend to focus on all the sordid details in the life of the person who made the discovery. I find this path to be voyeuristic but not enlightening. Instead, I ask, After evolution was […]

Quote by Neil deGrasse Tyson : “Last I had kept count”

Last I had kept count, there were fifty-six moons among the planets in the Solar System. Then I woke up one morning to learn that another dozen had been discovered around Saturn. After that incident, I decided to no longer keep track. – Neil deGrasse Tyson

Quote by Neil deGrasse Tyson : “But you can’t be a”

But you can’t be a scientist if you’re uncomfortable with ignorance, because scientists live at the boundary between what is known and unknown in the cosmos. This is very different from the way journalists portray us. So many articles begin, Scientists now have to go back to the drawing board. – Neil deGrasse Tyson

Quote by Neil deGrasse Tyson : “There’s as many atoms in”

There’s as many atoms in a single molecule of your DNA as there are stars in the typical galaxy. We are, each of us, a little universe. – Neil deGrasse Tyson

Quote by Neil deGrasse Tyson : “One of my great laments”

One of my great laments is that education today seems to have… be less about passion and more about process, more about tactic or technique. – Neil deGrasse Tyson

Quote by Neil deGrasse Tyson : “I want to put on”

I want to put on the table, not why 85% of the members of the National Academy of Sciences reject God, I want to know why 15% of the National Academy don’t. – Neil deGrasse Tyson

Quote by Neil deGrasse Tyson : “To be scientifically literate is”

To be scientifically literate is to empower yourself to know when someone else is full of shit. – Neil deGrasse Tyson

Quote by Neil deGrasse Tyson : “If you removed all the”

If you removed all the arteries, veins, & capillaries from a person’s body, and tied them end-to-end…the person will die. – Neil deGrasse Tyson