13 Reasons Neil DeGrasse Tyson Is The Funniest Scientist On Twitter

Look out, we’ve got an actual badass over here.

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

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Behold, some of this best to date:

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

2. …to the undeniable truth that is science.

3. From the philosophical…

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

We salute you, Neil.

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