21 Greatest, Sassiest And Funniest Neil deGrasse Tyson Quotes

"We're all made of star stuff...and sass".

Neil Tyson deGrasse

Neil deGrasse Tyson. 

He's kind of like if Barack Obama and Brian Cox had a little space baby and breast fed it on astrophysics and awesome (and figured out time travel, because he's older than both of them).

The dude loves a good tweet and, as a guy with numerous awards, countless honorary doctorates and a reputation for not taking any crap when it comes to his beloved science, his Twitter account is definitely one to keep an eye on if you like your science served up with a healthy side order of sass.

Frankly, if you're going to get your scientific soundbites from anyone, it should be the person who was deemed worthy to take up the helm of Carl Sagan's epic Cosmos and bring the wonders of the universe to a whole new generation of budding astrophysicists.

Now, to paraphrase the great man himself, come with me on a journey through space and time (and Twitter)...

21. That Time He Laid Down The Law About Pluto


Who would ever have guessed that, as a society, we cared so much about a frozen rock that is 7.5 billion kilometres away?


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