Neil deGrasse Tyson THE NERDIST: Sneak Peek Aug 4 BBC America

A lot of folks asked us, of all the astrophysicists in the world, why wasn’t Neil deGrasse Tyson scheduled to be in The Science of Doctor Who Special this weekend?

That’s because HE’S IN THE NERDIST TRIBUTE TO SCIENCE premiering the same night, just after ‘The Science of Doctor Who’!!!

Get an exclusive sneak peek at BBC America’s All New Special THE NERDIST: TRIBUTE TO SCIENCE before the World Premiere *** Saturday Aug 4 at 10/9c ***  and discover the long-rumored but never-before-confirmed connection between Thomas Edison… and Jay-Z?!

Here, Chris Hardwick sits down with celebrated astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and poses the question, “Are we still discovering shocking things?”

btw, also in the episode: Danica McKellar (mathematician, also ‘Winnie’ from The Wonder Years), Cara Santa Maria (Huffington Post’s “Talk Nerdy to Me”) and Bill Nye (The Science Guy.)

'The Science of Doctor Who' premieres Aug. 4 at 9/8c on BBC America followed immediately by 'The Nerdist Tribute to Science' at 10/9c

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