February 20, 2013

Neil deGrasse Tyson Tweets for Science Literacy

Dan Vergano, USA Today

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You've seen him explaining tides on The Colbert Report, hosting PBS astronomy shows and even answering cosmological bar trivia questions for folks on Twitter.

What is life like for astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, a man whose time has been in big demand the past year, debunking the end-of-the-world Maya prophecy while trying to improve overall scientific literacy?

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