Top 10 Cool Things About Neil deGrasse Tyson
Was Once Voted 'Sexiest Astrophysicist Alive: Neil deGrasse Tyson and wife Alice Young attend the World Science Festival opening gala at Lincoln Center in New York City.
Drove the Getaway Car At Pluto's Demise: Tyson promoted the PBS show 'The Pluto Files' during a 2010 press tour. 'The Pluto Files' explored the rise and fall.
Got the Night Sky Changed in 'Titanic: 'Titanic' director James Cameron was a stickler for historical accuracy in this film -- except when it came to the night sky.
Hosts His Own Podcast: Wearing one of his signature astronomy-themed vests, Neil deGrasse Tyson (with filmmaker Jason Silva) attends the premiere.
Chatted With Superman: NDT got some facetime with Superman in Action Comics 14.
Hosted the 'Cosmos' Reboot: More than three decades after Carl Sagan's groundbreaking and iconic series, 'Cosmos: A Personal Voyage.
Once Considered Becoming an Exotic Dancer: Tyson could've been one of this happy band if reason had not prevailed.
Was Recruited by Carl Sagan in High School: Carl Sagan (shown in his lab at Cornell University) gave a teenage Neil Degrasse Tyson a personal tour of the college.
Became an Internet Meme: Tyson recreates his 'that's my man, right there' pose, which has become an Internet meme.
Knows What he Looks Like at 85 Percent the Speed of Light: Is this the hardest-working astrophysicist? NDT is shown in another promotional shot for 'Cosmos.