521: Neil deGrasse Tyson | Cosmic Queries for the Acutely Curious


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Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson) is the Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium, host of StarTalk Radio, and author. He rejoins us to discuss his latest book, Cosmic Queries: StarTalk's Guide to Who We Are, How We Got Here, and Where We're Going.

What We Discuss with Neil deGrasse Tyson:

  • How Neil learned to explain scientific complexities in layman's terms.
  • Why you should always take advantage of an opportunity to engage with an expert.
  • How opportunity comes from embracing the unknown rather than shying away from it.
  • Why, when it comes to learning something new, understanding is far more important than memorizing facts.
  • How Neil has mastered the art of ending any Q&A with the perfect answer -- no matter the question.
  • And much more...

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