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Neil deGrasse Tyson, black astrophysicist

Neil deGrasse Tyson, black astrophysicist

(12:21) Science communicator and astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson tells of when at college, a comment from a wrestling teammate floored him. A wonderful story of how he battled his conscience to become an astrophysicist.

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Rilo Rilo (3425 days ago)
Smart American
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Guest: Gina G (3424 days ago)
his astrophysics lectures on youtube are pretty clever and com, worth watching, better than this
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his astrophysics lectures on youtube are pretty clever and com, worth watching, better than this
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Guest: Realist (3424 days ago)
There aren't many "science heroes" but he definitely qualifies.
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There aren't many "science heroes" but he definitely qualifies.
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Guest: (3425 days ago)
Why should blacks have different ambitions? If black want to be seen as equal act it. And that goes for any "race".
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Why should blacks have different ambitions? If black want to be seen as equal act it. And that goes for any "race".
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Humpty Humpty (3425 days ago)
Easy to say now, Not easy back in the 80's...
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Easy to say now, Not easy back in the 80's...
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Guest: anson (3425 days ago)
wow! touching and wonderful story!
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wow! touching and wonderful story!
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Guest: (3174 days ago)
The "black community" is a phrase I hate. Right on, Neil. Two birds with one stone: fight racism, and do some damn good science too!
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The "black community" is a phrase I hate. Right on, Neil. Two birds with one stone: fight racism, and do some damn good science too!
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Guest: Jay A (2686 days ago)
Latest comment: It's not we will overcome, it's "we have overcome" I could listen to Neil all day long and not for one second be bored!!!
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