We all know that smart is sexy, but who knew we'd end up with a rockstar astrophysicist? Neil deGrasse Tyson is the best thing to happen to science since the apple fell on Isaac Newton's head. He's even become the subject of memes in support of science in a time when anti-intellectualism is rampant.
Neil deGrasse Tyson talks about how it was kind of creepy finding out he's the topic of a meme.
Here he is talking about alien life.