This is an hour-and-a-half interview between Stephen Colbert and famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson. There's a lot of knowledge to be gained from watching it, so I suggest you make a pair of secret computer-viewing glasses tonight and come back to watch it at work tomorrow. Alternatively, just listen to it while you read blogs all day. But whatever you do, DON'T listen to it when you get home from work and start masturbating, or you're gonna have a whole lot of explaining to do when your girlfriend walks in. Oh come on baby, it's science. Like you've never diddled yourself watching PBS before!
Hit the jump for the video, actual interview starts around 6:30.
Because I'm slower than Artax in the Swamp of Sadness (my bad) a turtle in quicksand, this is the latest Symphony of Science that came out earlier this week. It's by far one of my favorites and features Morgan Freeman (who may or may yes have known a man who crawled to freedom... / Continue →
This is a little diagram showing how far our television broadcasts have traveled out into space already (I had to cut the image, full size version HERE). As you can see, the aliens orbiting Procyon are just about ready for some Sopranos action. Then, they'll smash their telev... / Continue →
Well folks, it's my birthday weekend (I turn 14 on Sunday) so I'm gonna head out of here (and possibly never return!), but not before some EXCITING news about plate techtonics on Mars. Me? I eat on paper plates, but that's just me and probably the most fascinating thing you'l... / Continue →