13 Reasons Neil DeGrasse Tyson Is The Funniest Scientist On Twitter

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If you haven't seen astrophysicist, author, and universe representative Neil deGrasse Tyson's tweets, you're in for a treat.

1. He talks about everything from his love of all things space...

I love the smell of the universe in the morning.

Neil deGrasse Tyson@neiltyson

I love the smell of the universe in the morning.

10:10 AM - 10 Jan 12ReplyRetweetFavorite

2. ...to the undeniable truth that is science.

The good thing about Science is that it's true whether or not you believe in it.

Neil deGrasse Tyson@neiltyson

The good thing about Science is that it's true whether or not you believe in it.

10:41 AM - 14 Jun 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

3. From the philosophical...

Never presume that just because you disagree with an idea that you must be correct.

Neil deGrasse Tyson@neiltyson

Never presume that just because you disagree with an idea that you must be correct.

12:44 AM - 08 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

4. ...to being a kid forever.

The limits on your enlightenment come not from the age you stopped going to school but from the age you stopped being curious

Neil deGrasse Tyson@neiltyson

The limits on your enlightenment come not from the age you stopped going to school but from the age you stopped being curious

4:13 PM - 23 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

5. He doesn't hesitate to point out funny flaws.

Does it disturb anyone else that "The Los Angeles Angels" baseball team translates directly to "The The Angels Angels"?

Neil deGrasse Tyson@neiltyson

Does it disturb anyone else that "The Los Angeles Angels" baseball team translates directly to "The The Angels Angels"?

9:10 PM - 10 Jul 12ReplyRetweetFavorite

6. And things that we may have never thought about.

Anyone from Venus is formally a Venereal, but Doctors got to the word before astrophysicists, so we invented Venutian instead

Neil deGrasse Tyson@neiltyson

Anyone from Venus is formally a Venereal, but Doctors got to the word before astrophysicists, so we invented Venutian instead

9:19 PM - 14 Mar 12ReplyRetweetFavorite

7. Sometimes he's irate at The Man.

We spend more time forcing students to learn than we do motivating them to learn in the first place.

Neil deGrasse Tyson@neiltyson

We spend more time forcing students to learn than we do motivating them to learn in the first place.

9:33 PM - 29 Oct 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

8. And faulty values that need some work.

When Students cheat on exams it's because our School System values grades more than Students value learning.

Neil deGrasse Tyson@neiltyson

When Students cheat on exams it's because our School System values grades more than Students value learning.

1:59 PM - 14 Apr 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

9. He likes pointing out our brain biases.

When a coincidence seems amazing, that's because the human mind isn’t wired to naturally comprehend probability & statistics.

Neil deGrasse Tyson@neiltyson

When a coincidence seems amazing, that's because the human mind isn’t wired to naturally comprehend probability & statistics.

3:03 PM - 29 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

10. And is always confident in his research.

( No need to ask me where I looked up these numbers - I didn’t. I calculated them myself. It's called the "Brain App” )

Neil deGrasse Tyson@neiltyson

( No need to ask me where I looked up these numbers - I didn’t. I calculated them myself. It's called the "Brain App” )

8:44 PM - 02 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

11. He always has a quip up his space sleeves.

Dracula & other undead people who sleep in coffins must have good abs. They always rise up flat-backed when the casket opens.

Neil deGrasse Tyson@neiltyson

Dracula & other undead people who sleep in coffins must have good abs. They always rise up flat-backed when the casket opens.

10:09 AM - 03 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

12. He's also keen on maintaining a healthy level of curiosity.

The day we stop exploring is the day we commit ourselves to live in a stagnant world, devoid of curiosity, empty of dreams.

Neil deGrasse Tyson@neiltyson

The day we stop exploring is the day we commit ourselves to live in a stagnant world, devoid of curiosity, empty of dreams.

7:26 PM - 04 Aug 12ReplyRetweetFavorite

13. And he's always there when you need some perspective.

In 5-billion years the Sun will expand & engulf our orbit as the charred ember that was once Earth vaporizes. Have a nice day

Neil deGrasse Tyson@neiltyson

In 5-billion years the Sun will expand & engulf our orbit as the charred ember that was once Earth vaporizes. Have a nice day

10:56 AM - 30 Sep 13ReplyRetweetFavorite