Neil deGrasse Tyson may be the most respected astrophysicist alive today.
So, naturally, when he had to weigh in on whether he preferred the U.S.S. Enterprise or the Millennium Falcon, he had a really scientific answer that was sure to enflame some nerds. See his choice and his reasoning after the cut.
This week on the podcast, I couldn’t listen to the whole thing because I’m only nine and a half episodes into Daredevil and need to finish it before I finish the podcast. It happens. I’m not overly concerned about spoilers, but some geeks are. Ryan beat me atop the head with a length of rubber hose for mentioning a character in passing appears prominently in one episode, and he needed to be avoided until the red haze of rage passed from his face. It was the most fun editorial meeting we’ve ever had.
So, it’s time to tell Jenny to pay her Fantastic Four bet.
Remember when scientists thought there was indirect proof that there might be some planets outside our solar system? Well thanks to sciencey scientists, we now know of over 1000 exoplanets. We even found two that were so Earthlike that the Interview is playing on VOD there.